Raymond "Ray" Paskell Sr.
In Loving Memory
Sylva – Raymond “Ray” Paskell, Sr., age 90, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018.
Mr. Paskell was born July 30, 1927 in Lyon Mt., New York to the late Ernest Paskell and the late Rose Tromble Paskell. He had honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Ray was blessed to have been able to reside in many different areas before making his home in Sylva for the past 8 years. Mr. Paskell was a man of great faith and was a member of LifeWay Community Church. He was a man who gave great encouragement to others and he will always be remembered for his delightful and happy personality and always having fun and being a true jokester. Ray also loved to sing and sang until his day of passing. In the words of his family, “Ray was a very tender hearted person and he will be deeply missed by his family and all who knew him.”
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 64 years, Virginia Seekins Paskell of Sylva ; his daughters, Linda Adamietz of Spokane, Washington, Becky Douglas of Ft. Pierce, Florida and Judith Peek of Cherokee; his sons, Raymond Paskell, Jr. of Sylva and Danny Paskell of Sylva; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three brothers and three sisters.
A celebration of life service for Mr. Paskell will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Lifeway Community Church in Sylva.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Paskell family.