Paul Epler, born on January 6, 1965, a respected member of the Colorado Springs towing community, passed away on Thursday, February 27th.  He was the General Manager of Action Towing and Owner of Performance Specialties for over 25 years. 

Paul was a lifelong fan of NASCAR and shared his love and expertise of muscle cars with anyone who would listen and enjoyed spending time with others in the hot rod community.  He will be remembered fondly for his wonderful sense of humor, Saturday night cruises, a willingness to help others (even complete strangers), and most importantly his love for his family and friends. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Sr. and Louise Epler.  He is survived by his wife, Debbie; daughter, Amber; sister, Erika; brothers, Robert Jr., Rick, and Michael; as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and countless friends who will miss him greatly.

A Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 5-7PM at the Shrine of Remembrance. Funeral Service will be 2PM Thursday, March 5, 2020 at the Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd.

In lieu of flowers, Donations in Memory of Paul Epler to the American Diabetes Association are being accepted via or mailed in @ 2460 W. 26th Ave., Suite 500C, Denver, CO  80211.  Please select Paulโ€™s name or reference it on your check, if mailing.

Proverbs 17:17

            A friend is always loyal, and a brother is born to help in time of need.

โ€œA friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.โ€


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  1. It is clear that Paul was a loved man who had an impact on many. I am sorry I did not get a chance to meet him. Continuing to pray for you and your family. Praying for God’s peace and comfort at this difficult time.

  2. My heart breaks for you Debbie. I know the hardships you have endured and Paul was there to help you. May you find peace thru your faith. Paul will be with you always.

  3. Ive seen Paul mentor other peoples children, give total strangers a helping hand, and he welcomed us all into his world. The love he had for his family was so tangible, and you couldn’t go to his shop without seeing his entourage of friends and fellow car lovers…he will be missed. All our love and prayers go out to his family.

  4. Hoping his memories bring some comfort and peace to all of you. It sounds like Paul made a positive impact on many people and will be missed by so many. Please know we’re thinking of your family at this tough time.

  5. We were so shocked when we heard about Paul. Our family grieves with you Debbie and Amber, and we are here should you need anything. Sending all our love and prayers ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

  6. Paul it was a shock when i heard your not here anymore. I enjoyed talking to you about muscle cars a few of the car shows were fun to lose to you and that red Camaro. Debbie and Amber it does get easier over time but it still hurts. God bless his family and friends.
    Rest in paradise

  7. In the James family I have appreciated getting to know the Eplers. I pray for the much needed comfort in the loss of Paul. I never got to meet Paul and that in itself hurts as we had a lot of common interests. Love You All, Marvin & Shirley James

  8. It was such a shock when we heard that Paul had passed. Our hearts are broken for you Debbie, Amber and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We love you Donna and Mark Hibdon

  9. Lifting many prayers for all those touched by Paul’s life. May God bless you all and he rest peacefully.

  10. My prayers to Debbie, I didn’t know Paul very well. but spent time at car shows with him and even parked by him. he impressed me the kind person he was and touching so many lives. R.I.P. Paul

  11. RIP my friend I love you and hope you are racing in heaven. A huge loss to the many people who loved you. To Amber and Debbie prayers for the two of you.

  12. All my thoughts and prayers go out to all his family and friends. My day has saddened learning this news.

  13. Knew Paul in high school, very sorry for your loss

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