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Paul Martin Whitson  
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Paul Martin Whitson, 54 of Findlay, passed away suddenly at 2:50 p.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020 in the E.R. at OSU Medical Center in Columbus. Paul was born on March 2, 1966 in Findlay, Ohio to George M. and Shirlee Ann (Jacobs) Whitson and they both survive in Findlay. Paul married Krista R. Roos and they were divorced. He later married Cynthia "Cindy" Kay (Gabel) on August 3, 2014, and she survives along with two step daughters, Erica Arthur and Allison (Nathan) Maynard. He is also survived by three sisters, Diane (Cliff) Hite of Findlay, Barb (Bob) George of Findlay, and Linda (Scott) Stocker of Lexington, Kentucky; a brother John (Patty) Whitson also of Findlay; and numerous nieces and nephews. Paul was preceded in death by two daughters, Katherine "Katie" Ann Whitson in 1995 and Tess Louise Whitson in 1999. Paul was a 1984 graduate of Findlay High School and a 1988 graduate of the University of Findlay. He was formerly employed in the radio industry, having worked for radio stations in Bryan, Ohio and WFIN and WLFC in Findlay. In 1996, he became associated with Whitson Properties. Paul was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. He also served on the board of the University of Findlay Curtain Raisers for many years, and was a member of the UF Business Scholars advisory board. Sports were one of Paul's passions. He especially liked playing golf and following The Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Reds. A private funeral service for family will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Memorials may be made in Paul's memory of The James Cancer Center, 460 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210, or the National Meningitis Association, nmaus.org. Online condolences may be sent via www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com. This past Easter, Paul wrote in his journal: "When I am thought of, I hope most people will remember the laughs we had".