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Paul Ray Spangler

February 9, 1936 December 17, 2017
Paul Ray Spangler
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Obituary for Paul Ray Spangler

Paul Ray Spangler, age 81, Middlesboro, KY passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 at his home. He was born February 9, 1936 in Neubert, TN, the son of the late Archie and Ollie Rudd Spangler. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Jane Spangler. In addition to his wife, he is preceded in death by his brothers and sister: Donald Spangler, Robert Spangler, and Katherine Laugherty. He was a member of East Cumberland Ave. Baptist Church. He graduated from Bearden High School (Knoxville, TN). Lincoln Memorial University, and Eastern Kentucky University. He was a principal in the Middlesboro Kentucky school system for over 20 years, and previously served as a teacher and counselor.

Paul had a deep love and appreciation for gospel music. He sang with the Messengers Quartet for many years. He also was the choir director at East Cumberland Avenue Baptist Church, Middlesboro Kentucky, for many years and remained a faithful member throughout his entire life. He was a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather.

He is survived by his three sons: Stephen (Anita) Spangler, Joel Todd (Joyce) Spangler, and Patrick Neil (Sara) Spangler; five grandchildren: Hannah, Alexandra, Hilarie, Sydney, and Sophie Spangler and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, December 22, 2017 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Cole officiating. Music will be by Linda Ingram, Todd Spangler and Hilarie Spangler. Honorary pallbearers will be David Hall, Mike Frye, James and Sherry Frady, Jack Lewis, and Haston Ingram. Interment will follow at Green Hills Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 12-2 p.m., Friday, December 22, 2017 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel.

Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.
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12:00 PM 12/22/2017 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/22/2017 2:00:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Shumate Funeral Home
2321 Cumberland Avenue Middlesboro 40965 KY
United States

funeral

Friday

22

Dec

2:00 PM 12/22/2017 2:00:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Shumate Funeral Home
2321 Cumberland Avenue Middlesboro 40965 KY
United States

interment

Friday

22

Dec

Green Hills Memorial Gardens

Middlesboro
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Green Hills Memorial Gardens
Middlesboro Middlesboro 40965 KY
United States
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