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Paul Orberson

Obituary
  • "Paul was a man of God you could hear it in his voice as he..."
    - Libby Lawson
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    - Tommie & Alleda Bell
  • "My prayers go out to the Oberson family. My husband Ray and..."
    - Ruth Rothenberger
  • "To the family which i knew them well. Michael Scott and I..."
    - Melissa Votaw Russell
  • "Paul's leadership and success in the MLM business was an..."
    - Jacob Slaffey

ORBERSON Paul Clark, 56, passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013. He was born to the late Edward and Sheila Orberson of Danville, KY on December 18, 1956 in Lexington, KY. Paul's greatest passions and commitments were for his faith in Jesus, his family and his love for people. His generous and uplifting spirit were always present in his smile, his words, and his relationships. As a young man he was an outstanding athlete in multiple sports at Boyle County High School, where he graduated in 1974. He went on to play baseball at Western Kentucky University where he held multiple records and earned All Ohio Valley Conference honors, graduating in 1978. For 13 years, Paul was a beloved high school teacher and coach of multiple sports at Casey County High School, Kentucky School for the Deaf, and Boyle County High School, where he impacted the lives of many students. He later went on to become a successful entrepreneur and generous philanthropist. He was an avid UK fan and enjoyed his role on the President's Board of Advisors at Western Kentucky University. He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in Lexington. Paul is survived by his wife Sheryl, his son Jeffrey Orberson (Ashley) and children Will, Carter, and Jack, daughter Sarah Orberson, step-son Bryan McMorrow, and step-daughter Shannon Jensen (Ty) and their sons Brody and Connor, brother Michael Orberson (Amy), nephew Nicholas Orberson and niece Meredith Orberson, sister Karen Levy (Barry), niece Laura McDonald (Doug) and nephew Brad Levy, aunt Beverly Jordan (Johnnie), and former wife and friend Carla Cunningham (Clay). Visitation will be held Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Calvary Baptist Church, 150 East High Street, Lexington, KY from 2-4pm and 6-8pm. Visitation will also be held Monday, December 9, 2013 from 12pm until a celebration of his life service at 2pm. Burial will follow at Lexington Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 150 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40507.

Published in Lexington Herald-Leader from Dec. 6 to Dec. 7, 2013
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