Enjoyed all the years playing and talking sports together. Graduates of good ole Kennedy High. Did not get to visit your card shop, but that must of been a joy, fulfilling a dream of yours. Our hearts go out to your family.
Phil & Jennifer Vancas
I love and Miss you Dooner! Took my bike out on your Bday and road 10miles for you. I think of you everyday. Foo-Foo
happy birthday paul,,clear lake is not the same without you,,you are always on my mind and always in my heart,,,take care my brother
Hey paul everyday I miss you dearly. I got that Bryce Harper mini auto in the mail it sold on ebay for 246.00. Not bad :) I know that your in heaven with god watching down on me. I remember the first day I walked trough those doors at hey sport I introduced myself and left there an hour later with my first jersey. Over the years we became brothers and you were a class act for real. I'll miss you my friend for ever. And I'll make it a thing to talk to my kids about the best human being I've ever met Paul Sanchez. Love You :') and before I go I still got the two New Jersey Devils jerseys. Other than that I don't do jerseys or collect cards. Have a good one my friend. P.S sell someone a jersey in Heaven.
Happy Birthday Jr
Have a beautiful day up in the heavens!
paul you will be dearly missed. over the years we had lots of fun arguing back and forth over sports, you will be remembered fondly.
You have left our family all to soon, I can't begin to define the loss of not have my brother around, but all those who have shared their stories have lifted me to a better place!
I found this note from Paul
Angels East,Angels West,North and South I'll do my best.... "Face your fears, Live your dreams..... with great power comes great responsibilities....some people stop at nothing when they are searching for something!!!
Please watch over all of us my Guardinan Angel.
I love you Jr.
hey buddy,,i miss you so much,,clear lake will never be the same for me without spending a lot of time together,i always new if I needed some to talk to you were that person,,,thanks for being a great friend ,we worked together gret and NO ONE new more about sports than you,,you will always be in my heart and someday we will be together again ..take care my brother ,love you always and remember like you always said there is nothing finer than to be a 49er
Lighting a candle for you today brother. I miss u foo-foo <3
You my dear friend will be missed by a lot of us who spent the many years shooting hoops, trading cards, playing PAC-man, Nintendo, and of course those Taco Bell runs we were sent on. You were always the the leader of the club house for us and even through the years of us getting older and moving away I always felt home when I walked through the front door. I'm glad Gerry and I made it there last summer to catch up and hang out. And to answer your question last summer.... Yes Posey is going to carry the team and Melky will never be I a Giants uniform. Of course you saw that too.... You will be missed by all of us card sharks and hope you lived your life knowing that without you, a lot of us kids would not have grown up being the people we are today! Rest in peace my friend!
:( :( u were my only blood uncle! I hadent seen u for years until the last xmas when finally after 32 years i smacked a chip out if ur hand in oma`s kitchen and asked u if u were going to eat that. I use to tell all my friends that my uncle paul was the funniest guy in the world, and how u won class clown in high school. Or how when i was little u would pick me up by my ankles and shake me up and down to get any change to fall out of my pockets. Ill never forget how freaked out u were when u crashed the bike with me on the back and u thought my leg snapped! Probably the most understanding man ever! Im sorry ur gone from earth, but i know ur making angles laugh their wings off. I love u uncle paul.
Hey Uncle Paul,
Every time my mom told me that we were going to Oma's and Opa's for Christmas, Thanksgiving, or Easter, the first thing I would ask would be, "Is Uncle Paul going to be there?" You always made my brother and I laugh, whether it be with jokes or you knocking food out of our hands while saying, " You gunna eat that?" I also will never forget the times we played basketball behind Oma and Opa's.
I am going to miss you a lot, but I know you will be watching over all of us.
Sorry for your lost, such a good person to know and his love for his community led a wonderful life that was cut so short. Rest in Peace, Paul and enjoy your heroes in the field of dreams.
Hi Brother, it's your little sis. I miss u so much and wish I could see u. Your memorial was beautiful and mom and dad were so proud. Mom misses you so very much. We all know you are watching over us. I can feel it every day. Hope your trading all your favs up there. God certainly picked a great guy to run his shop. I love you foo-foo
Paul was a wonderfully kind and patient man. Paul had a genuine gift for connecting with kids, and I will always remember the kindness and friendship Paul showed my family whenever we saw him. We will all miss Paul, and hope that his family will find comfort in the genuine admiration we all had for this fine man.
I will always remember the hours spent in your shop talking sports, cards, movies, and what ever else came up.
The last few years I would pop into your shop on or around your birthday to wish you a good one. You would always ask how I knew when I hadn't visited in a couple months - truth is buddy, I had it programmed into my calendar when you told me one time so I wouldn't forget.
You were a good friend and will be missed.
PAUL WE HAD ALOT OF GOOD TIMES GROWING UP PLAYING BASEBALL AND BASKETBALL TOGETHER. YOU WERE A GOOD GUY NEVER LOOKED FOR TROUBLE. MAY YOU BE WITH GOD TODAY AND FOREVER BROTHER
Hi,Paul. This is Mary Behrens, Nick Wainwright and Forrest Seagrave's mother. I didn't know you very well, but it was always fun talking to you at the shop when I did. And I know that Nick thought highly of you. Thanks for selling him the Dan Marino jersey for my birthday so cheaply. We will miss going by the shop and seeing you. If you see my son Forrest, tell him that I love him. And, if you see Ron Foreman, tell him hi also. Thanks. We will all miss you, Paul.
Paul I'll miss you man! I remember meeting you when my head wouldn't reach over the counter and we continued being friends until this and will remain friends forever. You'll always be in my heart. I remember about 3/10/2013 or shortly before. I came in the shop and your expressed your condolences to me about my brother Forrest Seagrave and that we should go grab a bite to eat in the near future. I was thinking of telling you "how bout after you close shop for the day?" And I didn't. Cause I knew even though the shop may be closed for the day you may be going out riding your bike wich you enjoyed so much. I hardly ever seen you drive your car. Lol. Man Paul I'm so sorry I didn't reccomend that day we go eat I'm extremly sorry for missing your services. I feel guilty. I thought your family was going to have a private service or your obituary was written in another paper closer to your families home town. Paul it should have never of been written at least not for another 50 years. Paul I love you man. Do me a favor well your up there in heaven watch over me along with my brother Forrest Seagrave and my best friend Ron Foremon. Save me a seat with you angels. I'm sure all YOUR fans well playing sports or watching them first person there gonna think of is the biggest, happiest, and caring sports fan Paul Sanchez. God bless you!
Sending Love to Paul, and his fun spirit. He was a part of both my brothers and my childhood....really a neat guy. Thank you Paul for being who you were and what you brought to all of our younger years. I still have the all my Jose Canseco rookie cards....I know you did not care for him much, but you saved em for me. :)) Love, Leo, Theresa, And Jack Holmes. Rest in Peace.
Paul will be greatly missed. Always had a smile on his face. Always witty remarks. Always looked upto as someone that could make u laugh. Very sad to think about not being able to see him or catch him out riding his bike. Godspeed Paul. I pray you get to see all these messages up there!
Paul was truly a fine human being. I am saddened to hear he is no longer with us. He was such a caring person who knew how to show love and acceptance to everyone he met. Paul we will miss you but we know you are in a better place now. Our prayers go out to the family.
Paul was a great friend, a gentle soul who will be missed by all, including myself, wife and son. We will miss you, God's speed, and keep a watch over all of us from up there
Last fall, there was only one thing my son wanted for his 12th birthday: a 45 minute drive to Lakeport so he could trade baseball cards and look at stuff at Mr. Sanchez' shop. Our prayers are with your family and friends who will miss you so much. May Jesus welcome you, Paul Sanchez, with as much kindness and generosity as you showed the kids in your shop.
Mr. Sanchez was a great friend to me and some of my friends in Lakeport. When ever we came to his shop, he was always happy to see us and traded Baseball cards with us. He would also buy random sports related items from us, such as Gatorade bottles with basketball players on them. He was always very nice, and promised that if he ever got any of my favorite players, he would save them for me. Thank you Paul Sanchez for being such a great friend to everyone who entered your shop! John Macdonald (age 12)
Sad to hear, Paul was a great friend and will missed.
I got to know Paul by delivering his mail. We would get so involved talking sports, and how it related to life, that I would always be running late after my visit to his shop. Instead of feeling stressed about my schedule, I always got a "warm/fuzzy" instead. The kind of feeling you only get from a friend who makes you feel like you are the most important part of his day. I will miss my weekly chats with Paul immensely. I lost a good friend...the world lost a positive force. I know you are resting in peace my friend because you already were at peace.
Paul was very generous to me and my two brothers whenever we came in. We always left happy. He knew a lot about baseball, but he always said I knew more than him. One of my favorite memories is when I traded a card with a piece of the original film from "Spiderman" for a box of Yankees. He managed to remember that one of us was a Yankee fan, one a Red Sox fan, and the other a Rays fan, and he made sure to accomadate us. The last time we saw him, he gave me a bunch of 2013 cards for my birthday, including Derek Jeter, my favorite player. We will miss him greatly. May he rest in peace, and may God comfort his family and friends.
You were the most amazing person I've known cared about everyone I love you my friend you'll never be forgotten
I was so sad to hear about Paul. He was a really good friend to my son. They called each other brothers.He will be greatly missed.