Paul Samuel Cline Jr.

Paul Samuel Cline Jr., 54, a native of Brownwood, died suddenly Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Fort Worth. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Saturday at Unity Fort Worth, 5051 Trail Lake Drive, Fort Worth. Paul was a former journalist, working for newspapers in Brownwood, Temple, San Angelo, Lubbock and Corpus Christi, as well as the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Dallas Morning News. He loved the Dallas Cowboys and a good joke, never confusing the two, not even in a losing season. Most of all, he loved his children. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Connie Cline of Temple and Brownwood. Survivors: He is survived by his children, daughters, Carly and Sami of Fort Worth, and son, Paul "Buddy" Samuel III of Denton; his sister, Wendy, and his niece, Mercedes, both of Austin; his uncle, John Cline of Snyder; and his many, many cousins.

Published in Star-Telegram on July 26, 2013