Paul Prince - 1926-2007 Paul Prince, 80, of Grayson, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 18, 1926, in Isonville, the son of the late Francis “Frank” Marion and Bessie Belle Fannin Prince. Paul was a member of First Baptist Church of Sandy Hook, a U.S. Navy World War II veteran and a lifetime member of VFW Post 11428. He was a pipefitter and member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 521 at Huntington and business manager for the local for 25 years. He was a past president of West Virginia Pipe Trades, Tri-State Pipe Trades and Building Trades at Ashland. He was a member of Hepburn Lodge 576, F&AM, and a Shriner. He is survived by his loving wife, Delma Faye Crisp Prince; six children, Gene and wife Lisa Brickey of Sandy Hook, Paula Prince and Robert S. Caskey of Grayson, Terry Prince and family of Grayson, Garry Prince of Grayson, Ingirid and husband Sam McKinney of Morehead and John and wife Tonya Prince of Lexington; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Frank Prince Jr. of Canada; and a sister, Lee Dixon of Sandy Hook. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lewis & Ferguson Funeral Home in Sandy Hook by Brothers Richard Lewis Jr. and Kendall Brainard. Burial will be in Elliott County Memory Gardens, with graveside rites by VFW Post 11428. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where there will be Masonic services at 7.
Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano