Paul E. "Paulie" Kiser, 29, Portage, died May 17, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, after an extended illness.
He was born in Windber, son of W. Paul Kiser and the late Donna Darlene (Spade) Kiser.
Surviving are his father of Portage; a son, Elijah E. Fisher of Beaverdale; a sister, Rebecca L. Kiser of Portage; a special nephew, Dakota J. Miller of Portage; two uncles: John R. Kiser Jr. and Edward Elroy Kiser; three aunts: Lillian V. Kiser, Shirley J. Foor and Paulette M. Taylor; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John R. "Buck" Sr. and Margaret Louise "Peg" Kiser; maternal grandparents, Augustine "Gus" Spade and Rosella Spade Keister; three aunts: Barbara M.G. "Barb" Kiser Bolen, Anna L. Kiser and Edith Spade; and an uncle, Earl "Doc" Spade.
Paulie was an avid NASCAR fan and especially followed Dale Earnhardt Sr. He enjoyed working on bicycles and spending time with his son and nephew and the neighborhood kids.
Friends will be received from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, May 31, 2013, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, followed by a funeral service at noon, the Rev. Fay Leydig officiating. Interment will be made at Hyndman Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.