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Paul Eugene Weikle, Sr., 86, of Cocoa, Florida, passed away, Friday, January 12, 2018 at Rockledge Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
Paul was born March 14, 1931 in Princeton, West Virginia, and was the son of Luther C. and Bessie E. Shumate Weikle. He graduated from Princeton High School in 1948. He graduated from Bluefield College with an AS in Electrical Engineering in 1957 and Concord College with a double major of Math and Physics in 1960 after he honorably served in the United States Air Force.
On June 22, 1962, Paul married Gwenyth Joyce Ray in Sarasota, Florida. He was employed by The RCA Corporation, GE/RCA and retired in 1993 from Computer Sciences Raytheon as a Systems Analyst. He spent most of his evenings and weekends coaching and watching youth sports, including Cocoa High School football, baseball and basketball, Cocoa Little League and Cocoa Youth Football. He was an avid pool player, enthusiastic college sports fan and also enjoyed reading and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, his wife, Gwenyth Ray Weikle, sister, Thelma W. Lenner, and brother, Charlie Joe Weikle, preceded him in death.
Paul is survived by his sister, Shirley Fletcher of Roanoke, VA; a niece, Sharon Sanderson of San Diego, CA; two sons, Paul Jr. of Jacksonville, FL and Edward (Dawn) of Riverview, FL; two daughters, Lisa of Cocoa, FL and Lynn of Merritt Island, FL; three grandchildren, Alan, Brooke and Bryon all from Florida.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Rev. Daniel Gunnoe officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Princeton with the Mercer County Veterans Honor Guard conducting military graveside rites.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 1:00 PM until the service hour on Saturday.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.seaverfuneralservice.com.
Published on January 18, 2018
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