Queen, Paul Louis
Date of birth: Nov. 17, 1921 - Date of death: Sept. 21, 2011
Paul Louis Queen, 89, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 at The Heritage Nursing Home, Bridgeport, WV. He was born on November 17, 1921, in Elk, WV (Barbour Co.), a son to the late Philip Dowden Queen and Ethel (Sigley) Queen.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Glenna Mae Ruth (Rutter) Queen, whom he married November 23, 1945; one daughter, Janice Ruth Nichols and husband, Thomas, Shinnston, WV, two sons, Glenn Philip Queen and wife, Roberta, Clarksburg, WV and Paul Andrew Queen and wife, Mary C., Bridgeport, WV; five grandchildren, Sherry Simons, Ireland, WV, Daniel Andrew Queen and wife, Mildred, Ireland, WV, Lisa Marie (Queen) Thompson and husband, Jeff, Clarksburg, WV, Kristen Suzanne Queen, Bridgeport, WV and John Michael Nichols and wife, Rachael, Clarksburg, WV; seven great-grandchildren, Jacob Spitler, Olivia Renee Nichols, John Nichols, Jr. (J.J.), Dakota Thorn Simons, Sheena Horner, Anthony Horner and Morgan Thompson; one sister in law, Phylis Rutter Law and husband, Edison Law, Jr., Rockford, WV; one nephew, Ralph Post and wife Wendy, Philippi, WV; one niece, Darlene Ball and husband, Cecil of, Maryland and Paul's best friend and dog, Winston.
Paul was the last living member of his immediate family.
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by; one sister, Dorothy Queen Post and her husband, Woodrow Post; one brother, Philip (Bug) Dowden Queen, Jr. and one grandson, James (Jamie) Nichols.
Paul was a United States Navy Veteran, serving his country during World War II. He retired from the Laborers Union, Local #984, in 1984 at the age of 62. He was protestant by faith.
Family will receive friends at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main St., Clarksburg, on Sunday, from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M., where a funeral ceremony will be held Monday, September 26, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Robert Marino presiding. Interment will follow at the Greenlawn Masonic Cemetery. Military Graveside Rites will be accorded by the Harrison Co. Honor Guard and the U.S. Navy.