Kevin R. Pauley

Jun 27, 1963 - Jun 20, 2020

Kevin R. Pauley

June 27, 1963 - June 20, 2020


Kevin Ray Pauley, 56, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at his home. Kevin was born on June 27, 1963, in Hartford City, to Ray Pauley and Nancy Michael (Pauley) Binegar. He attended Eastbrook Community Schools. He played varsity football, basketball, and baseball and graduated in 1981. Kevin went on to further his education by attending Ivy Tech in 1981-1982 and then on to the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. He married the love of his life, Paula (Adams) Pauley on February 22, 1993, in Marion.

Kevin began his professional life with Danco Tool and Die Company, and his career with the Grant County Sheriffs Department began in November 1983, when he was hired as a jail officer. Kevin was promoted to a road deputy in 1985. During his service to the GCSD he served on the SWAT Team, JEAN Team, was a detective, Sargent, Lieutenant, and Captain. He retired after 33 1/2 years in December 2016.

Kevin had memberships with the Swayzee Masonic Lodge until it closed, and then became a part of the Fairmount Masonic Lodge, Indiana Sheriffs Association, Florida Sheriffs Association, and the Marion Aero Club where he sat on the board.

Kevin was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan. He was an umpire and coach for baseball at Jefferson Township, Lincoln Field, and the PAL Club. Kevin loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, going on casino trips, and traveling around the country with Paula on his Harley.

Kevins family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Trenton Avriett, PA, and his nursing staff at Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, FL, as well as Dr. Edmond Bendaly, MD, and his staff at Progressive Cancer Center, Marion, and Visiting Nurse Hospice.

Kevin is survived by his wife, Paula Pauley, Marion; mother, Nancy Michael (Pauley) Binegar, Fairmount; children, Timothy (Lauren) Pauley, Marion; and Laura (Nick) Ashba, Marion; sister, Cheryl Pauley, Fairmount; grandchildren, Luke Andrew Ashba, Amelia Jane Ashba, Isla Kay Pauley, Hannah Rose Pauley, and Jaxson Lee Cunningham; nephew, Travis Pearcy of Muncie and great-niece, Katelyn Pearcy of Fairmount.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ray Pauley.

Arrangements for Kevin have been entrusted to College Park Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home Cremation Services, 4601 S. Western Avenue, Marion, Indiana 46953, where on Sunday, June 28, 2020, a visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M., then at 5:00 P.M. the Masonic Memorial Services will begin, and will be followed by a Celebration of Life Service with Bill Sparks officiating.

The Grant County Sheriffs Department will provide honors for Kevin during the visitation and Celebration of Life Service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in honor of Kevin to Gilead Ministries located at 212 N. Baldwin Avenue, Marion, Indiana 46952, or they can be given to the funeral home to give to Gilead Ministries.

Online memories and condolences may be left at


Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fairmount Chapel - Armes - Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services

415 S Main Street
Fairmount, Indiana 46928-1929

Masonic Service
Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services

4601 S. Western Ave.
Marion, IN 46953

Funeral Service
Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services

4601 S. Western Ave.
Marion, IN 46953

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