Paul Keasler, 73, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday morning, June 22, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital.
He was born March 8, 1941, a son of the late William and Anna Keasler.
He was a welder by trade, but also skilled as a raft guide, woodworker, machinist and a blacksmith. He had many hobbies, some of those including motorcycling, martial arts and wood turning. He was a member of the Bowman Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his daughter, Tara Keasler of Louisville, Ky.; two sons: Lance Keasler and his wife, Lindsey, of Louisville and Karl Keasler and his wife, Angela, of Cleveland; four grandchildren: Lexi, Charlie, Stella and Ruby Keasler; one brother, Steve Keasler and his wife, Mary; one niece, Casey Keasler; one nephew, Britt Keasler, all of Cleveland; and several other extended family members and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday night, June 25, 2014, in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home, 2419 Georgetown Road from 5 until 8.
A celebration of his life is planned for Thursday morning at 11 in the funeral home chapel with eulogist Bruce Hopson officiating. There will be a private family burial to follow in the Rymer Cemetery in Reliance with Gary Brown, Allen Kennedy, Doug Coulter and Glen Wright serving as pallbearers.
You are encouraged to share a memory and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.