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GRANTSVILLE Dalton Eugene Paul, 78, of Grantsville, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland.
Born Feb. 18, 1939, at Pocahontas, Pa., he was the son of the late Elmer & Iva (Baer) Paul. Dalton was preceded in death by a son, Dalton Paul Jr.; two brothers, Elmer Paul Jr., Ralph Paul and a sister, Emma Briskey.
Mr. Paul was a warehouse supervisor for Hilltop Fruit Market and a mechanic for Kaiser Refractories, Zihlman. His hobbies included NASCAR, gardening, playing cards, camping and spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving is his wife, Mary Louise (McFarland) Paul; two sons, David Paul, Grantsville, Bryan (Kim) Paul, Frostburg; three step-sons, Michael (Marla) Shelley, Frostburg, Jonathan (Michele) Shelley & Brett (Twila) Shelley, all of Grantsville; one daughter, Michele (Jeff) Geiger, Meyersdale, Pa.; two brothers, George Edward Paul, Salisbury, Pa., Lawrence E. Paul, Meyersdale; four sisters, Bernice M. Deal, M. Kathleen Deal James & Barbara J. Kretchman, all of Meyersdale, Dorothy M. Morrison, Rock Hill, S.C.; 12 grandchildren, Kayla, Sara, Allison, Anthony, Josh, Marissa, Jared, Alex, Shelby, Gwyn, Reed, Brody; three great-grandchildren, Devin, Makenna & Jo'Ella.
Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Services will be conducted in the Greenville Lutheran Church, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ingrid Chenoweth officiating.
Interment will be in the Greenville Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the service. Those serving as pallbearers will be Michael Shelley, Jonathan Shelley, Brett Shelley, Anthony Paul, Jared Geiger, Josh Geiger and Devin Holt.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.
Published on October 10, 2017
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