Timothy Paul Sr., 33, of Wheeling, WV, formerly of Mt. Olivet, died Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Wheeling.

He was born July 1, 1981 in Wheeling, the son of Victor G. Jr. and Vicki Wayt Paul.

He graduated from Bishop Donahue High School in 1999 and attended West Liberty State College. He was a Sergeant at the Northern Regional Correctional Facility and a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.

He was a loving and devoted father, husband, son, and brother who dearly loved all of his family and friends. He had a great sense of humor, was very charming and had a wonderful smile; he loved all animals, was a huge Mountaineer and Dolphins fan and a sports fanatic.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Victor G. Sr. and Mary Ellen Paul.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his loving and devoted wife, Jessica Morgan Paul; two daughters, Kelsie and Desiree; one son, Timothy J. (TJ) Paul, Jr.; two brothers, Matthew (Jill) Paul and Michael (Jen) Paul of Wheeling; one sister, Katie (Matt) Reese of Wheeling; two nieces, Kalyn Reese and Kyla Leggette; three nephews, Owen Paul, Jaxson Reese and Trevor Leggette; mother-in-law, Sheri Welsh Kernik, formerly of Wheeling; father-in-law, James Morgan of MD; maternal grandparents, Blaine and LaVerne Wayt of Moundsville, WV; paternal grandmother, Martha Paul of Wheeling; brotherS-in-law; Richard Morgan of Miami, FL and Alex and Tony Kernik, formerly of Wheeling; sister-in-law, Danielle Leggette of Newport News, VA and Jessica’s grandparents, Richard and Lynn Welsh.

Family will receive friends Sunday, noon-3 and 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 1 Ridgecrest Road, Bethlehem/Wheeling.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Contributions may be made to: Paul Family Benefit Fund c/o WesBanco, 141 Zane Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.