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Paul Joseph Hannon Sr., age 83, a native and life long resident of Mobile, AL, passed away Monday, November 07, 2011. A proud Veteran, he served his beloved Country, first as a China Marine from 1946-1948, and continued his service during the Korean War. He worked at Brookley Field until the base closed. He then began a new career at Bryant Vocational Center teaching carpentry to his students. He was a charter member of Grace United Methodist Church, with current membership at Christ United Methodist Church. His volunteer activities brought him much happiness, from his Church to the Boy Scouts of America.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret Awalt Hannon, one son, Paul Hannon Jr. (Stephany) and five daughters, Sara Elizabeth Hannon (Karen), Paula Jacobs (Wayne), Diane Williams (Terry), Patricia Sutley (David) and Kathy Hays (Hank), 15 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Roberta Buffkin (David), nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Always thinking of others, Mr. Hannon donated his body to science at the University of South Alabama. The family wishes to extend a personal thank you and send their love to the special caregivers at Crown Nursing Home, Hearthstone Assisted Living and Lynwood Nursing Home. To the Hospice Nurses, a sincere and loving thank you for caring about our loved one.
Memorial Services will be held at Christ United Methodist Church on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 11 AM. Visitation will start at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 6101 Grelot Rd., Mobile, AL, 36609.
Arrangements by Pine Crest Funeral Home, Mobile, AL.