J. W. "Bubba" Paul
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Heflin, LA Funeral services for J. W. "Bubba" Paul will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, LA, with Rev. Vance Moore officiating. The eulogy will be delivered by Jerry Hillidge. Interment will follow at Bistineau Baptist Cemetery in Heflin, LA. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, LA.
Bubba was born June 27, 1939 and entered into rest June 29, 2013 after a brief illness. He was retired from Tri-State Sand and Gravel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, W.H. and Allie Mae Paul; his brother, Bobby Ray Paul; his sister, Joanne Paul Smith; and his daughter, Judy Ann Paul.
He is survived by his children; Lemuel Benson Grigsby, III, Patty Paul Smith and husband Andrew Smith, Jo Ellen Paul, Steven Wayne Paul and wife Kelly Paul, and Gena Marie Paul; his brother William David "Bill" Paul and wife Peggy Paul; his sister, Mary Jean Slack and husband James Slack. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and friend Margie Mangrum.
Pallbearers will be Joey Bagwell, Grant Ackermann, Hayden Ackermann, Andrew Smith, Ben Grigsby, and Jeff Hillidge. Honorary pallbearers will be S. Wesley Wells and Rusty Mangrum.
Bubba possessed a tireless work ethic and an unyielding sense of duty and honor. His greatest joy was to be surrounded by family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
In accordance with Bubba's wishes, the family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made in his memory to
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
211 Murrell Street
Minden, LA 71055
Published in Shreveport Times on July 1, 2013