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Dr. Paul E. Page, 81, of Nashville, passed away at his home November 27, 2013. Born in Newark, N.J., April 13, 1932, Paul was the son of Earl and Alice Page.
He moved to Brown County in 1945 and made southern Indiana his home. He graduated from University High School in Bloomington and after a stint in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1954, he attended Indiana University. He graduated from Midwestern University and Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1960 and completed his residency in Columbus, OH.
Being a doctor and helping people was his passion. Over the past 50-plus years, Paul practiced in Fort Branch, Hope, Seymour, Morgantown, and Nashville and was the Brown County Health Officer from July 2004 until his death. Paul was a member of Grace Church, Brown County Masonic Lodge, Hahdi Shrine of Evansville, the Masonic Lodge of Fort Branch, and Brown County Lions Club. He served on many committees and boards including Brown County YMCA, Greenlawn Cemetery, Habitat for Humanity, Brown County Art Gallery, and many others.
Besides his love of medicine, Paul loved his family, many friends, travel, and antiquing. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and IU Hoosiers fan.
Survivors include his wife and the love of his life, Carole of Nashville; children, Kimberly L. (John) Anthony of Bloomfield, IN, Kathryn S. (Martin) Sheil of Westfield, N.J., M. Todd (Robin) Pancake of Marshall, IL, Anthony W. (Elizabeth) Pancake of Zionsville, IN, and Jamie S. Page of Bloomington, IN; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Paul E. Page Jr.; and a daughter, Jodi Lyn Page.
A Celebration of Life will be Sunday, December 8, at Salt Creek Golf Club, 2359 E. State Road 46, Nashville, at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive visitors from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Neonatal Unit at Riley Children’s Hospital or IU Health Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.bondmitchellfuneralhome.com.