Paul E. Magruder Sr., 67, of Sistersville, WV, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at his residence.

He was born on January 13, 1947 in Moundsville, WV, a son of the late Samuel Dwight and Roxie Carrie Briggs Magruder.

Paul was retired from the U.S. Postal Service; a U.S. Navy veteran; attended the Church of Nazarene, Sistersville; member of the B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge #333, Sistersville, and, was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans.

Surviving are his wife, Jane Ann Schultz Magruder; one son, Paul (Katy) Magruder Jr. of Killeen, TX; one daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Clint) Thackery of Clemson, SC; two step-sons, Jason (Chris) Isaacs of Parkersburg, WV, and Justin Isaacs of West Milton, FL; six grandchildren; two sisters, Mona (Jim) Shepard of New Martinsville, WV, and Susan Gaylord of Las Vegas, NV; two brothers, Samuel D. Magruder, II of Elkins, WV, and Richard David Magruder of New Martinsville and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Paul’s life from 2 p.m. until time of service at 6 p.m. Monday with Pastor Naomi London officiating at the Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, 751 Third St., New Martinsville.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Olive Branch Animal Rescue and Refuge, P.O. Box 183, Sistersville, WV 26175.

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