Paul E. Pitzer, 86, of Moatsville passed away Thursday, April 27, 2023 at his home. Paul was born to the late parents Earl and Pauline (Strawderman) Pitzer on May 18, 1936. He grew up in Moatsville and moved to Northeast Ohio in 1957. He retired from Chrysler Corporation in Twinsburg, Ohio in 1995. He returned to Moatsville in 2000. He was an avid hunter and bowler and enjoyed traveling. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Cheyla Kay McVicker, brother David Pitzer, sister in law Mitzi Pitzer and brother in law John Thomas Frey. Survivors include son Paul Pitzer Jr (Kelly), daughters Pamela Pitzer, Candace Hoskinson, and grandchildren Andrew Pitzer, Abby Roche, Molly Green, Jake Hoskinson, Justin Hoskinson and 5 great grandchildren. Also survived by brothers Gene (Joan), Lowell (Sue) and sisters Noretta Frey, Sandra (Cecil) Simpson, and Karen (Marvin) Whaley and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and on-site Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi, on Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 12-2 pm. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm with Pastor Tammy Phillips officiating. In honor of Paul’s request cremation will follow the services.