Paul E. Life

Paul E. Life, 80, of Reedsville, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.

He was born March 8, 1933 in Parkersburg, W.Va., son of the late Rev. Edmond Life and Edna May James Life. He was retired from Union Carbide in Marietta and was a charter member of Riverview C.U. in Belpre. He was also a former Olive Twp Trustee and a Boy Scout Leader for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia A. Life; 3 children, Terry (Regina) Life, Paula Life and Larry (Janet) Life; a granddaughter, Ashley; a grandson, Austin; a step-grandson, Adam Dillard (Whitney); a step-great-granddaughter, Finley; his sister, Ida Boggs; his brother, Lyle (Eleanor) Life and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Juanita (Russell) Spencer and Eva (Robert) Zumbach; and a brother-in-law, Berl Boggs.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at Success Cemetery with Rev. Norman Butler officiating.

Friends may call at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home today from 5-8 p.m.

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