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Sterling G. Paul Jr.


November 30, 2017

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Sterling G. Paul Jr.

Sterling G. Paul Jr., 65. husband of 43 years to Patricia (Patty) Paul, of Cedar Mtn., earned his angel wings peacefully at home Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.

He was born in Wanchese, N.C. to the late Sterling G. Paul Sr. and Almeda Faye Barnett Paul.

He graduated from Marathon High School in Marathon, Fla. and moved to Tavernier, Fla., where he raised his family and where he always enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, ATV riding with his sons, and having special times and making memories with his grandchildren.

He retired from Enten-mann's Bakery after 32 years of covering the Florida Keys. He enjoyed volunteering for the Tavernier Fire Dept. in Tavernier for many years.

After his retirement, he moved to Cedar Mountain. He enjoyed working part-time at Ingles in the seafood department. He enjoyed joking around and pulling pranks with his fellow employees and his favorite customers.

His dream of owning a Harley Davidson became a reality a few years ago. He and his wife enjoyed riding the Blue Ridge Parkway in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

Survivors include, in addition to his wife, his sons, Sterling G. (Jen) Paul III and grandsons, Brandon and Sterling "G"; Robert L. (Vanessa) Paul and grandchildren, Isabella "Bell" and Robert "R.J." Jr .; and Steven C. Paul and granddaughter, Summer; brothers, Jerry, Bill (Jan), Bobby and Ellis (Lilly) Paul; sister, Hazel (Todd) Chabin; mother-in-law, Christine Nicholls; brothers-in-law, Bruce Kelly and William (Evon) Nicholls; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews that he dearly loved.

He will truly be missed by his loving Yorkie, Ellie.

A celebration of his life will be planned in the summer per his wishes to honor his life.

Online condolences may be left at

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family.


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