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Sanborn, Paul Jr. Paul Sanborn Jr, age 90, of Orlando died Tuesday March 25, 2014 following a long battle with cancer. Paul was a lifelong resident of Orlando and was employed by Mears Motor Livery Corporation and the City Cab Company of Orlando. He was employed for 44 years and became President and General Manager of both firms. He retired in 1990 and sold his half interest in Mears Motor Livery (an auto and truck leasing firm). He was Vice President of the Florida Car and Truck Rental and Leasing Association when he retired. He was an Air Force Veteran and served with the 509th bomb group that dropped the atomic bomb on Japan in 1945. Paul always had a passion for speed, and he raced stock cars all over the state of Florida and once at Darlington, South Carolina, from 1945 until 1957. He later became the President of the Orlando Stock Car Racing Association. He was a member of the Rio Pinar Country Club where he enjoyed playing golf for over 45 years. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the , 1601 W. Colonial Drive Orlando, Fl. 32804. Survivors include Son, Larry of Orlando, Daughter, Linda Owens and husband Jeff of Tallahassee, Grandson Matthew Reynolds, of Orlando, Granddaughters, Wendi Sanborn of Orlando and Tiffani Morgan, and husband Tim and one Great Granddaughter Taylor O'Hare Morgan of Orlando. There will be a visitation at Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home - Ivanhoe Chapel on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 1pm-2pm, followed by a Funeral Service at 2pm, then proceeding to Greenwood Cemetery for burial.
Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Mar. 27, 2014
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