Family Service Counselor
Pre-need Counselor/Licensed Funeral Director
Paul is a licensed Pre-need Counselor, Funeral Director, and Embalmer. He lives in Brevard with his wife Candy. He and Candy have 4 sons and a daughter combined, and three beautiful granddaughters. Paul is originally from southwestern Pennsylvania and graduated from Belle Vernon Area High School in 1978. Upon graduation, he spent 20 years in the US Navy and retired in 1998 as Data Systems Technician Senior Chief Petty Officer (E-8). He then started a career as a Camp Ranger for the Girl Scouts and recently retired in May 2018 after 20 years of service. Paul has been working part-time in the funeral service profession in March 2017 and started a full-time career in funeral service in June 2018. He completed his apprenticeship program through the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service in December 2019. Paul graduated from Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, South Carolina earning his Associates Degree in Funeral Services and is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.
Paul is active in the local community and has been a Rotarian for 7 years, Youth Protection Officer for Rotary District 7670, serves on the Advisory Council for the Transylvania County Salvation Army and the Back Pack Buddy Advisory Committee for Transylvania County, a member of VFW Post 9308 and American Legion Post 88 in Brevard. He is a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts and is a certified archery facilitator. Paul enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors camping, fishing and hunting.