Dateline: Spruce Pine, NC
Paul Lee English, age 90 of Biggerstaff Rd., Spruce Pine, NC went home to be the Lord, December 30, 2019. He was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a son of the late Milt and Zula Buchanan English. He was retired as the director of aging for the Avery Healthcare System and was a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Korean War. He was a member and deacon of Beaver Creek Baptist Church and was a member of The Spruce Pine Lions Club and also Vesper Masonic Lodge #554 AF&AM Spruce Pine.
Survivors include: his loving wife; Aileen Buchanan English, one daughter; Carolyn Denese English, of Bakersville, NC, Teddianne Broadbent (Jared), of Spruce Pine, NC, great grandchildren; Teddy Herbert Broadbent, and Riley Elaine Broadbent, a special friend; Ted Ollis, of Bakersville, NC, and a host of loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death in addition to his parents by: sisters; Lois English and Ruby Buchanan, and brothers; Jack English, and Steve English.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 3:00PM in the chapel of Henline - Hughes Funeral Home with Brandon Pitman and Timothy Rupard officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00PM until 3:00PM. Interment will follow the service at Bear Creek Cemetery. Graveside Military Honors will be conducted by Sergeant E.L. Randolph Chapter #57 DAV, and Masonic Rites will be conducted by Vesper Masonic Lodge #554 AF&AM.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice and Palliative Care of The Blue Ridge 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline - Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the English Family.
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