Paul F. Wiwi, 81 of Union County passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021. He was born on August 27, 1940 in Union County to the late Al Wiwi and Fern Dudley Wiwi.
Paul went to College Corner Union School for 12 years. He served in the United States Army from 1963-1965.
On August 27, 1966 he married Beverly Eisele at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford, Ohio. Together they were blessed with 2 children, Melissa and Eric.
Paul lived all his life in Union County and on the present farm since 1948. He started farming with his father as a young boy and continued throughout his life.
Paul was a Union County commissioner for 13 years. He was on the board of the Union County Co-op for 38 years. Paul also served on the county Area Plan and board of Zoning Appeals. Paul was always interested in the county government and enjoyed serving his community. In 2016, the year of the Indiana Bicentennial, Paul was a torch barrier for the county.
Paul had also served on the Farm Bureau Incorporated Board for 40 years. In 2019 he became a 50 year member of Farm Bureau. He was involved in Union County 4-H for many years and always looked forward to watching his children and grandchildren participate in the county fair.
Paul was an active member of the Franklin County Antique Farm Machinery Club and an avid tractor puller. Above all he cherished his time spent with his family and his grandchildren.
Paul will be greatly missed by many including his wife of 55 years, daughter and son in law, Melissa and Steve Posco of Union County; son and daughter in law, Eric and Kelly Wiwi, of Union County; 4 grandchildren, Callie Posco, Adyson, Anderson and Atleigh Wiwi; brother and sister in law, Mark and Suzanne Wiwi, of South Bend, Indiana; nieces and nephews; and many friends.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Bardon.
Visitation for Paul will be held on Friday, November 26, 2021 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Urban Winkler Liberty Funeral Home, 310 N. Main St. Liberty, Indiana 47353. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 11:30 am at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church, 404 E. Vine St. Liberty. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Oxford, Ohio.
Memorial contributions can be made in honor of Paul to one of the following, College Corner Fire Department, Union County 4-H Association and/or Liberty FFA Chapter, those can be made at the funeral home.