Paul W. Mascho

Paul W. Mascho (Submitted photo)
Paul W. Mascho (Submitted photo)

Paul William Mascho, 93, of Hot Springs, Ark., passed away peacefully on Nov. 25, 2023.

Paul was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Feb. 12, 1930, to William and Lou-Celia Mascho.

Paul was a graduate of Chandler High School and went on to receive a bachelor's degree from Central State University of Oklahoma. He taught science at Hot Springs Junior High School from 1955 to 1957. He then worked for WR Chapman Brokerage Firm out of Tennessee as a very successful sales representative.

Paul is predeceased by his parents and both of his sons, Paul William Mascho Jr. and Stephen Gray Mascho, as well as his brother, Robert Mascho.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Julia Gray Mascho, his grandsons, Stephen Gray Mascho Jr. and his wife, Kerry, Michael Mascho and Jason Jones.

His granddaughter, Cheryl Little, and six great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Karen Mascho and LeAnn Mascho; and many nieces and nephews.

Paul was a very active and well-loved member of Piney Grove Church and a member of the Elks Lodge for 64 years. He was an avid Razorback fan, and golfer and loved owning his own horses as a youth. He also enjoyed going to Oaklawn racetrack to watch the horses run. He was a wonderful Husband, Father, Grandfather and friend to all.

A celebration of Paul's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Piney Grove Church, with Pastor Scott Gallimore officiating.

Arrangements are by Hot Springs Funeral Home.

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