Paul Ray Singleton
“he touched many lives”
Paul Singleton, 61, a 30+ years beloved resident and volunteer Captain for Riverside Fire Authority of Independence Valley, Rochester, WA passed away on August 9, 2009 surrounded by his family and loved ones. Paul was born August 20, 1947 in Breese, Illinois to Charles F. and Verna L (Plotts) Singleton.
Paul was a Marine Veteran of the Vietnam War. A retiree of 16 years from US West phone company. He never missed a day of work. In 1988, Paul and wife, Janet (deceased-1994) open Singleton’s RV and Salvage which they ran with the help of numerous family members and employees. The business was closed in July 2008 after Paul was diagnosed with leukemia.
Paul is survived by loving wife Patti, daughters, Cindy (Darren) Rakestraw, Tabitha (Paul) Smith, Shasta (Jack) Hertz, sister Charlotte (Tony) Silva, step-children, Sara and John Dailey, 8 grandchildren, 6-1/2 step-grandchildren and 4 nephews. Paul was preceded in death by Janet and his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am on August 28, 2009 at Harrison Square Presbyterian Church, Centralia. A reception to follow immediately after at Riverside Fire Station #2.
A private family graveside service will be held on August 28, 2009.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Paul Singleton Benevolent Fund, 1818 Harrison Ave., Centralia, WA 98531 to help other firefighter families in time of need.
Vincent Joseph Jasionkowski Born July 7, 1935 in Toledo, Ohio, passed away August 13, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Georgie Ann. He is survived by daughters Deb, Julie and son Rod, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Vince was a devoted Moose member since 1975, he served as a trustee May 2008-Apr 2009. He loved cooking and participating in all activities for the Moose and spending time with his Moose brothers. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer or American Heart Association Memorial Services will be 1:00pm, Monday, August 24, 2009 in the Mt. View Garden Chapel. A reception to celebrate Vince’s life will begin at 2:30pm at the Lakes Moose Lodge 1865, 4220 109th SW, Lakewood. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Henry Miller January 28, 1924, the angels delivered Henry to his parents, George Miller and Gracy Williams of Killona, Louisiana. He was one of five children. August 13, 2009, while he slept, the angels took him by the hand to see his parents once again. Because he served his country for 21 years in the US Army, he will be honored this week for his participation in WWII and the Korean War. He is survived by his sister, Mary Brown; 3 sons, Robert (Marcy), Larry, and James; 3 daughters, Gladys Sheridan, Joyce Grimes, and Diane Durham; 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. The interment ceremony will be held at the Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th St., in Kent, Washington, Thursday August 20th, at 1:15p.m. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.