Paul James Venable, 89, of Grant, died Saturday January 24, 2015 at Huntsville Hospital following a brief illness.
He was born June 3, 1925, in Middlesboro Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Docia Venable, sisters Trule Plonka, Georgia Grub, and Detzi Mclain. He leaves his wife of 62 years, Betty Venable, one son Richard Venable (Stephanie), grandsons Adam (Lisa) and Eric (Jennifer) Venable, four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and many close friends.
A service will be held Tuesday, January 27 at 2pm at the New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, New Hope.
A Celebration of Life will be held January 31 at 2pm at the New Tazewell Christian Church in New Tazewell, TN.
In lieu of flowers the family would like memorial donations to be made to the American Cancer Society.