Raymond "Ray" Leaverette Paul, 72, of Richmond Hill, Georgia and husband of Carol Lynn Paul, died Saturday morning, September 11, 2021, at St. Joseph's Hospital.
Born in Augusta, Georgia, he was the son of the late Thomas Leaverette Paul and the late Melba Utley Paul. He graduated from Butler High School in Augusta, Georgia, Class of 1968. He enlisted in the Marines at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina where he served honorably, achieving the Non-commissioned Officer rank of Corporal. After his tenure in the Marines, Ray pursued his career of Sales and Business. He loved spending time with his family, working outside in his yard, and cruising around in his 1977 Corvette and 1966 Chevrolet C10 pickup truck. Ray was also an avid golfer. He was a wonderful and loving Husband, Father and Grandfather.
Surviving is his wife of 44 years, Carol Lynn Paul of Richmond Hill; one daughter, Michele L. Paul (James J. Mahoney, IV); two sons, Steven L. Paul (Serena Whittikki) of Richmond Hill, Chad C. Paul (wife, Jenifer A. Paul) of Lincolnton, North Carolina; four grandchildren, Christopher D. Paul, Jacob A. Long, IV, Nicholas E. Paul, and Madelyn Rae Long. One Aunt, Gloria Mock, one sister, Wanda E. Judy (L.J.); two brothers, Thomas A. Paul (Peggy) and Michael D. Paul (Sandee), as well as nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 2pm Thursday in the chapel of Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Burial will follow located at Glennville Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Published by BryanCountyNews from Sep. 21 to Sep. 28, 2021.
Ray Paul was the best grandpa to me in the whole world. Always doing stuff for me and others. We love u so much!!
December 18, 2021
What can I say about Ray Paul that he was a very loving husband and best friend to his beautiful wife and a loving grandfather as well as father ! And a friend for life ! This man is truly and angel that will be forever loved and missed ! Ray made a very positive impact on this world! He was kind , loving, caring and sharing if you had Ray Paul for a friend you were truly blessed !! Ray we love you and will forever miss you !! When our father in heaven took you home to be with him he truly took a good man !! Until we meet again! And we will!! All my love Jeanette Burgamy and family!! R.I.P. our friend