Julius Paolini, 80, passed away July 20, 2018, at his home.
He was born August 22, 1937 in Belington, West Virginia, to Gussippi and Mable (nee George) Paolini. Julius worked as a pyrotechnician at American Fireworks for 44 years before retiring in 2002. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and was an avid golfer.
Julius is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Elwin and Elman Ashby.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia "Pat" (nee Kelley) Paolini; son, Joseph "Joey" (Hope) Paolini; grandchildren, Braedon, Brennan, and Jordan (fiancee, Courtney Marshall) Paolini; and great-granddaughter Aria Lynn.
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28 at the Fraternal Cemetery in Belington, West Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Summit County Humane Society.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Cleveland Clinic Akron Hospice and the Visiting Angels.