Paul G. Geiger III

EAST PALESTINE – Paul G. Geiger III, 62, of West Martin Street, died at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boardman Campus, after becoming ill at home.

Born Oct. 21, 1951, in Salem, he was the son of the late Paul G. and Ruth C. (Cordier) Geiger Jr.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Geiger had been employed as a chef with the New Castle Country Club. A U.S. Army veteran, he had served in various states as well as Germany, being discharged as a sergeant.

Survivors include his wife, the former Anna Batta; a daughter, Ashley (Tom) Buckius of Rogers; two sons, Paul G. (Anita) Geiger IV of Lisbon and Adam (Kelly) Bowyer of East Liverpool; two sisters, Mary Ruth Miquelon of East Palestine and Frances (Larry) Weiss of Bowling Green; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home ( with the Rev. Christopher Cicero of Our Lady of Lourdes Church officiating.

The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.