Paul H. Koiner, Sr.
Paul H. Koiner, Sr., 75, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 23, 2017, after a courageous struggle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Paul was born in Jackson, MS, on July 24, 1942, to Marie and Pal E. Koiner. Paul lived most of his life in Jackson with a few years in Crystal Springs, MS and then in Brandon since 2004.
Paul served in the Navy from 1959 until 1963. When he was discharges he began working for the Pitney Bowes Corporation as a service technician where he worked for 24 years. Later he worked with Mailroom Consultants until his retirement.
Paul was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, and he served as a deacon at First Presbyterian Church of Crystal Springs while living there. He was a kind, Christian man of integrity. He always kept his word and was faithful to every duty.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Shirley Garrett Koiner; daughter, Karen Sullivan (Sean); sons, Paul H. Koiner, Jr. and Stephen M. Koiner; stepdaughter, Lauren Ethredge (Stan); grandchildren, Sarah and Rebekah Sullivan, Amanda and Emily Koiner, Matthew and Katie Bobst; and a great grandson, Cash Koiner.
Paul enjoyed the hobby of building and flying radio-controlled model airplanes. He was a member of the Mid-Mississippi Club. He also enjoyed keeping his yard beautiful and having a small garden.
Services will be at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, MS on at 2:30pm Tuesday, September 26, 2017, with burial in Crestview Memorial Gardens in Brandon, MS.
The family would like to thank the therapists and nurses at MS Home Care and the doctors and nurses at Merit Health Rankin for their compassionate care. Memorials may be made to the ALS Association, 1275 K Street NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20005.