William D. Paulson, 64, of North Aurora and formerly of Elburn, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born May 30, 1945, in Aurora, the son of Ture and Marion (nee Kiefer) Paulson.
On Feb. 13, 1970, he was united in marriage to Robin Bartholomew at the Union Congregational Church; they just celebrated their 40th anniversary.
During the late 1950s until 1965, William and his father owned and operated Paulson’s Pure Oil, located at the corner of Prairie Street and Wilson Street in Batavia. William then worked at Par Gas in Batavia; it was there he met his loving wife, Robin. He later purchased his own truck and formed Paulson Trucking, where he leased to several different companies. In 1999, due to health issues, he took employment part-time with United Express. He was a member of the Union Congregational Church in North Aurora.
He is survived by his wife, Robin; two daughters, Kathryn (Gary) Stover and Melody (Jeff) Sexton; one son, Charlie (Julie) Paulson; six grandchildren, Aimee (Matt) Lewis, William Stover, Brett, Jacqui and Ture Paulson, and Jeffrey Sexton; five great-grandchildren, Dylan, Aaron and Paige Lewis; and Alexzis and Kloey Stover; and a special pal, Buddy.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Swan.
Visitation will be held 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia, IL.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at Union Congregational Church, 405 W. State St., North Aurora, Ill., where he will lie in state from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Rev. Mark Alvis will officiate. Interment will be in River Hills Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family, where a memorial gift will be designated at a later time.
For additional information, contact Moss Family Funeral Home at (630) 879-7900 or at www.mossfuneral.com.