6/8/14 —– Dr. Paul Rupert Widick

Dr. Paul Rupert Widick, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Sunday, June 8th, 2014 at NHC Healthcare in Tullahoma at the age of 80.

Dr. Widick was born in Ury, West Virginia to the late Joe and Rebecca Short Widick.

He served our county in the United States Air Force during both Korea and the Vietnam Era. He went on to become a Professor at West Chester University and later a Geology, Physics and Chemistry Professor at MTSU.

In addition to his parents, Dr. Widick is preceded in death by his wife of 18 years, Billie Jean Walker-Widick; one brother, Bobie Widick; and three sisters, Irene Walker, Dorothy Centerbery, and June Payne.

He is survived by one son, Andy Widick and his wife Mary of Wilmington, Deleware; one daughter, Nancy Wolfstayer of West Chester, Pennsylvania; one sister, Betty Leslie of Alameda, California; and one grandchild, Kinzua Wolfstayer of West Chester, Pennsylvania.

No services are currently planned at this time.

For those who wish, donations may be made to the Special Olympics Tennessee at 1900 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.vet