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Paul Roger Inman, 94, of Rockford, passed away on February 26, 2018. He was born in Lakewood, Ohio, on May 9, 1923, the son of Lee and Theodora (Brown) Inman. Paul graduated from Rice Lake High School in 1939 and attended the University of Minnesota in 1945, receiving his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree. Paul married Marcia LaBeaux on October 5, 1945 in Fourth Baptist Church, Minneapolis, MN. She predeceased him on February 21, 1997. Paul worked for Gunthorp-Warren Printing Co. in Chicago as treasurer from 1956 to 1983. He was a member of North Love Baptist Church where he served in instrumental & vocal music and other ministries. Paul was a lifelong member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Institute of Mgmt. Accountants. He was also a member of the Flute Club of Rockford, Rockford Christian Fellowship Band, Natl .Flute Assoc., and University of Minnesota Band Alumni.
Survivors include son, Roger (Elizabeth) Inman; daughter, Joy (Donald) Hill; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth (Dale) Schanely; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife, Marcia; parents; and sister, Bernice Inman.
Services will be at 1:00 pm, Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 2nd Ave., Rockford, with Reverend Dan Outler officiating. Visitation will be Friday,March 2, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and Saturday from 12:00 to 12:45 pm at the Funeral Home. Interment in Scandinavian Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Fairhaven Christian Retirement Home, 3470 N Alpine Rd., Rockford, 61114.

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  1. Kristie Carlson

    I only knew Paul in his later years when he shared information with me on the history of music we would play for Christian band.He helped me with my presentations. I so admired his sharp mind but gentle spirit. He loved my rhubarb & tomatoes so hope there's a garden waiting for you in heven Paul.

  2. Richard DeVries

    Paul Inman was the choir director in the Gospel Tabernacle in Williams Bay, WI sometime during the 1950's when many of today's Calvary members sang with him. He led the music part of each morning and evening services, often playing his flute along with the singing.  He lived in Lake Geneva and many couple's groups met at his home for social times. I remember attending a youth meeting there, and a choir social also. Some members still at that church include Gene Ingersol, (and his grandfather Ernie Southwick), my sister Joyce Martin (then Joyce DeVries), Hildegard Anderson (then Hildegard Wolfer). His time there was a very memorable time.

  3. Kay Manring

    Paul Inman was an amazing man of God. It was a blessing to know him and i I always enjoyed his musical abilities. Praying for the family.

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