Paul Edward Caquelin, age 56, died suddenly and was found on Sunday, April 5, 2020, at the property he loved in rural Trimble, MO.
He was born April 27, 1963, at Copley Memorial Hospital, in Aurora, Illinois, the son of Jerry and Pamela (Welton) Caquelin. He spent his childhood and teen years in the small rural community of Somonauk, Illinois. Paul attended Somonauk Public Schools for his Grade and Junior High years, followed by attending Aurora Christian School during his final high school years. After high school, he moved to Missouri to attend Calvary Bible College in Kansas City, Missouri, earning an Associate’s Degree.
After college, Paul married, settling down in Kansas while starting a family and welcoming two children, a son Matthew, followed by his daughter, Jenna. From an early age, Paul showed an interest in the “big rigs” and enjoyed driving professionally for years as a driver for UPS and USPS. Later changing careers, he started his own business. He also enjoyed taking the time to care for his rural acreage.
Paul enjoyed spending time with his partner, Sohn Shoup; his children, Matthew and Jenna and his grandchildren, Max & Charlie. He also loved Sunday dinners at Mom’s . When he could find the time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing with family and friends.
In addition to his girlfriend and girlfriend and partner, Sohn Shoup of Liberty, MO, he is survived by his daughter: Jenna (Corey) Scott of Lathrop, MO; his Mother, Pamela Bogdan of Plattsburg, MO; his Father, Jerry Caquelin of Fort Pierce, FL, his brother, Geoffrey Caquelin of Trimble, MO; and two grandchildren: Max and Charlie Scott of Lathrop, MO.
He now joins his beloved son, Matthew Caquelin, who preceded him in death.
Private graveside services were held on Friday, April 10, 2020, at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Hwy C, Plattsburg, MO. Fry-Bross-Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney, MO.