James L. Paschall


James L. Paschall, 87, of Kokomo, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday morning, Feb. 17, 2019, at his home in Kokomo. He was born Jan. 12, 1932, in Peace Valley, Missouri, to Joel R. and Minnie B. (Gibbs) Paschall. He married Ethel Butler, and she preceded him in death Aug. 30, 2003.
Jim graduated from Kokomo High School and later went to work for Cuneo Press in Kokomo for 25 years. He then began working for Taylor School Corp. as a custodian for 17 more years, retiring in March of 1997. He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Kokomo and enjoyed riding horses, singing, traveling and working on cars. Most importantly to him was spending time with his family, whom he loved dearly. Jim served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1953 during the Korean Conflict.
Surviving family include his children, Betty Jean (Ron) Reinhardt, Sharon R. (Ron) Wolfe, and Howard L. Paschall, all of Kokomo. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Julie Ann (Brian) Wagner, Sevierville, Tennessee; Susan Sunday, Kokomo; and Paul (Amy) Barber, Kokomo. Several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews also survive.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents; wife; children, Linda Conners and Ron Seabolt; niece, LeeAnn Hubbard; and siblings, Jean Wehring, Laura Bell Bales, Donald R. Paschall and Thelma Ingold.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston. A celebration of life service will begin at 2 p.m., following visitation, with Brother Chris Tucker officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston, www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.
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