Paul S. Handmacher
Paul S. Handmacher
  • August 15, 1945 - July 26, 2017
  • Montgomery, Alabama

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Paul S. Handmacher ("Tall Paul"), 71, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday July 26, 2017. Paul was a native of Atlanta, Ga. and was a 1968 graduate of the University of Georgia, where he played football. After a brief time in Atlanta, Paul and his wife Barbara moved to Montgomery, Al when Paul began his 30+ year career in the automotive chemical industry.
He was an active member of the Montgomery Jewish community having served as president of both Agudath Israel Etz Ahayem Synagogue and the Montgomery Area Jewish Federation. He was a member of a number of University of Georgia alumni organizations, including the Georgia Football Letterman's Club and the Heritage Society. Paul was an avid golfer and followed all Georgia sports. Most of all, he loved his family.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Barbara; daughter and son in law Julie and Michael Tepper of Baton Rouge, La and their children Jake, Neil and Lily; son and daughter in law Nathan and Dana Handmacher of Fairhope, Al and their children William, Jay, Alice and Max; his sister and brother in law Maxine and Albert Barrocas and his brother in law and his wife Sharon and Charles Rubin and their families. Paul was preceded in death by his parents Bess and Nathan Handmacher, his mother and father in law Sylvia and Saul Rubin and his grandson Robert Nathan Handmacher.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Learning Tree, Inc - or the charity of your choice