Paul “Dean” Motter, 77, of Carlisle, passed away on Friday, October
10, 2014 at home with his loving family by his side. Born August 15, 1937 in Carlisle, he was a son of
the late Charles A. and Ruth R. (Gensler) Motter.
From 1954 to 1996 he was employed by Fickes’
Silos and in 1996 he and his brother purchased the business and it became known as Motter’s Silos. He
enjoyed farming and attending horse shows and he raised Quarter Horses for many years. He was a lifetime
member of the American Quarter Horse Association and the Minnequa Social Club in Shippensburg. He was a
hard-working man but enjoyed spending time with his family.
On August 7,
1985 in Hagerstown, MD, he wed Georgia (Baer) Motter, who survives along with five daughters, Wanda (Robert) Rose, Angie Motter,
Kim (John) Ayers, Stacey (Chad) Wiser and Kylee (Tim Wheeler) Motter; three sons, Donny (Chele Yana) Jumper, Jr., Chad (Brett)
Brough and Casey (Mandi) Motter; 15 grandchildren and 2 on the way; 4 great grandchildren; one great, great-grandson; two
brothers, Wayne (Tonya) Motter and Galen Motter; his stepmother, Joan Motter; as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Vincent Motter, in 2003, and a sister, Patsy Beittel.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630
S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Donald Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Cumberland Valley
Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. A viewing will be held on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral
home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 3211 N. Front St. #100, Harrisburg,
PA 17110 or online at www.cancer.org
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are very sorry for your loss, he was an amazing man, hard working, loving, just a great person, he will be missed.
Wanda, so very sorry to hear of the
passing of your father. Prayers to you and the family...
Extending condolences to you and the family Georgia. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
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