KINGS MOUNTAIN--Paul Scism, 66, resident of Kings Mountain, died Jan. 13, 2013, at his home.
A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Raymond and Mary Hovis Scism and was also preceded in death by a brother, Nolan Scism.
He was co-owner of Southern Excavation in Kings Mountain, a member of Patterson Grove Baptist Church of Kings Mountain, and served in the Army
during the Vietnam War
, receiving the Purple Heart
and other awards and medals.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Dellinger Scism of Kings Mountain; and brothers, Moffett Scism and wife Mary Lou, Bruce Scism and wife Martha, and David Scism and wife Linda, all of Kings Mountain.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. following the service in the Family Life Center of Patterson Grove Baptist Church.
Memorial Service: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Patterson Grove Baptist Church, Kings Mountain. Military honors will be provided by the Foothills Detachment.
Officiated By: Dr. Tim Hendrick and the Rev. Steven Blanton
Funeral Home: Harris Funeral Home of Kings Mountain is serving the family
Memorials: The family requests no flowers but that memorials be made to the charity of the donors' choice.
A guest register is available at www.harrisfunerals.com