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Paul William Chisum

November 15, 1935 ~ July 5, 2019 (age 83)


Paul William Chisum, of Toyah, passed away on July 5, at home in Toyah.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM July 13, 2019 at the Toyah Cemetery.

Paul Chisum was born in San Antonio to Alvin and Mary Chisum on November 15, 1935.  Paul went to school in Toyah and then joined the Air Force.  While stationed in Anchorage, Alaska he met and married the love of his life, Sylvia Littlefield on July 5, 1959.  He stayed in Alaska, working first on the oil fields on the Kenai peninsula and then as both a Civil Engineer and as a member of the Alaska Air National guard while raising 4 children. Paul enjoyed all the fishing and hunting that being a resident of Alaska provided.  Paul was a member of the Rabbit Creek Lions club and for many years was also a volunteer firefighter. 

When he moved back to Toyah in 1999 he joined the Pecos Lions Club.

Paul Chisum is preceded in death by his Father Alvin Chisum and his Mother Mary (McMahon) Chisum.

Paul is survived by his wife of 60 years Sylvia, son George, Toyah, daughters Tawana Ferguson, Irving, TX, Angela Butherus , The Dalles, OR  and Leah Richar, Grand Saline, TX.   Brothers Murlen Chisum and Joe Chisum.  Grandchildren, Summer Aerni, Senicia Burke, Ronnie Glenn, Kyle Chisum, KyMichael Abdo, KyAnn Chisum and Kylina Richar as well as Great Grandchildren.

Arrangements are by Pecos Funeral Home.

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Graveside Service
July 13, 2019

1:00 PM
Toyah Cemetery
Toyah, TX 79785

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