Paul Way


10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Day & Carter Mortuary
1133 Lincoln Ave.
Bedford, Indiana, United States

Obituary of Paul Way

Bloomington-Paul L. Way, 78 of Bloomington, formerly of Mitchell, IN died Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at his residence.

Born July 15, 1940 he was the son of William G. and Grace F. (Gardner) Way.  He married Martha S. Hall, the daughter of Kenneth and Anna Frances (Cleveland) Hall on February 10, 1962 in Orleans, IN.  He retired as an Electrical Supervisor in the Public Works Department after 32 years of service at NWSC Crane.  His consuming hobby was working on genealogy.  He loved his family and enjoyed keeping up with extended present-day family as well as looking to the past, knowing that we are a mixture of all those that preceded us.  He was a three-year veteran of the U.S. Army. 

Survivors include his wife, Martha of Bloomington; one daughter: Susan Way of Mitchell; one son: Ken (Raquel) Way of Florence, KY; six grandchildren: Katie Barger, Anna Way, Paul Way, Joshua Way, Abigail Way, and Michael Murphy: two step-grandchildren: Christen Sanders and Jacob Sanders: one great granddaughter; Waverly Mynatt: two sisters: Wanda West, husband Wendell of Springville and Janet Tidd, husband David of Bedford: two brothers: Jerry Way, wife Rebecca of Ocala, FL and Larry Way, wife Diane of Ellettsville: one half-brother, William “Billy” Way of Indianapolis: one step-brother: Larry Kern, wife Betty of Bedford:  one sister-in-law: Charlotte Spinks of Bedford: two brothers-in-law: Fred Garner of Arizona and Tom Hall, wife Linda of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his: parents, three sisters: Marge (Francis) Moore, Wilma (Fred) Garner and Brenda (Ronald) Sears: three brothers: Jim (Mary) Way, John (Ruth) Way, and Bob Way:  one brother-in-law:  Noble “Dale” Spinks.  He also grieved the loss of his mother and father-in-law, Kenneth and Anna Frances Hall.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Bethel Cemetery of Orange County, IN. Military rites will be accorded at the graveside by members of the Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post #250.  Visitation will be from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.  The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, American Lung Association or the National Kidney Foundation.  Family and friends may express condolences at


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