Paul Alan Kenline
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Paul Alan Kenline
  • June 26, 1931 - July 31, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Paul Alan Kenline, 86, died Monday, July 31, 2017. He was a native of Buffalo, NY and the son of Walter and Emma Kenline.

Paul is survived by his four children: Jeff Kenline and wife Liz, Karen Fatheree and husband Larry, Laura Parks and husband Hugh, and John Kenline and wife Mary Ellen.

He is also survived by his 14 beloved grandchildren: Ashley Park and husband Eric, Sarah Law and husband Blake, Jackie Meyer and husband Tim, David Fatheree, Emily Rhoads and husband Trevor, Brian Parks, Allison Bruns and husband Walker, Matthew Fatheree, Amory Parks, Tim Kenline, Daniel Kenline, Anna Kenline, Joel Kenline and Joshua Kenline.

In addition, Paul is survived by his 9 wonderful great-grandchildren: Luke Law, Micah Law, Eliana Law, Jesse Law, Wesley Park, Silas Law, Elijah Meyer, Talitha Law, and Evangeline Rhoads.

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his loving, and beloved, wife of 52 years, Alice Marie Kenline. His twin brothers, Richard Kenline and Bill Kenline also preceded him.

Paul established his family in Cincinnati, Ohio. They moved to Raleigh in 1969. Paul was a commissioned officer in the US Public Health Service and helped in the establishment of the EPA, retiring in 1987. His field was public health and air pollution monitoring. He was a member of Raleigh Moravian Church.

Paul loved his wife and his family. He enjoyed good games and the camaraderie they engendered. He passed on his love of musicals to many of his children and grandchildren. Paul also supported many children through Compassion International. He was kind, generous and wickedly intelligent.

The family will receive visitors between 6 and 8 PM on Friday, August 4th at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27609.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, August 5th at Raleigh Moravian Church, 1816 Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607. A private burial service will be at Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh.

Memorial donations may be made to Raleigh Moravian Church.