Paul Carlton, 88, of Glendale, California, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at his home with loved ones by his side. Paul was born on October 24, 1925 in Bakersfield, California. He served in the United States Navy from 1943-1946. He completed his graduate work in geology at UCLA in 1951. For 32 years he was employed by Tidewater/Getty Oil Company. His career gave him residence in many different places including Karachi, Pakistan and Houston, Texas. In 1973, he moved to Glendale and became a Group Vice President serving in international and domestic positions. Paul was married to Robbie Lee Jay, the love of his life, on July 9, 1955. They have 3 children. Paul was a member at Wilshire Country Club, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, and Glendale Presbyterian Church. After his retirement from Getty Oil in 1984, he spent his time as a real estate investor, frequent traveler, enthusiastic U.C.L.A. alumnus and avid golfer. Survivors include his wife, Robbie, of more than 58 years, his daughter, Jayne and her husband, Thomas Haslam, and his two sons, Glen and Gary. A memorial service will be held at Glendale Presbyterian Church located at 125 S. Louise in Glendale at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 23. A reception will follow at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1441 East Lake Ave., Suite 8302, LA 90089 or the
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Published in the Los Angeles Times from June 20 to June 22, 2014