OBITUARY

Paul Edward DeLapp

April 18, 1929January 2, 2019
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Paul Edward DeLapp, age 89 of South Knoxville, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. He was a faithful member of Meridian Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and in his retirement years served his church as Maintenance supervisor for 27 years. Paul worked for Candoro Marble Company and was an owner of The Fireside Shop. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy for 7 years during the Korean War. Paul will be remembered for his servant heart and love for his family. His loving wife of 66 years, Ruby Sims DeLapp and six brothers and sisters precedes him in death. Paul is survived by his children, Janet (Donnie) Graves, Dan (Tina) DeLapp, Missy (Bob) Cutshaw; sister Pat Glover; sister-in-laws Judy DeLapp, Joan Holbert, Janis Sims; grandchildren Kevin Miller, Jessica Daniels, Stephanie DeLapp, Ashley Cutshaw, a host of great grandchildren, great great grandchild, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00-2:00pm at Meridian Baptist Church, 6513 Chapman Hwy, Knoxville with a service at 2:00pm officiated by Rev. Dana Fachman. The graveside service will follow at 3:00pm at Berry Highland South with full military honors. In lieu of flowers Paul requested that memorials be made to Meridian Baptist Church. Online condolences may be left at www.berryfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Janet (Donnie) Graves, Daughter
  • Dan (Tina) DeLapp, Son
  • Missy (Bob) Cutshaw, Daughter
  • Pat Grover, Sister
  • Judy DeLapp, Sister-in-law
  • Joan Holbert, Sister-in-law
  • Janis Sims, Sister-in-law
  • Kevin Miller, Grandchild
  • Jessica Daniels, Grandchild
  • Stephanie DeLapp, Grandchild
  • Ashley Cutshaw, Grandchild
  • A host of great grandchildren, a great-great grandchild and nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, January 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 5, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, January 5, 2019
REMEMBERING

Paul Edward DeLapp

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Jack Hughett

January 26, 2019

Missy, sorry to hear of your father's and mother's passing. They were always a pleasure to talk to! My sympathies for you, Bob and family.

Jesse Long

January 4, 2019

Mr. DeLapp was a kind, soft-spoken GENTLEMAN in the true sense of the word. He and Mrs. DeLapp were wonderful neighbors to our family for 50 years !!! Our LOVE goes out to Janet, Dan, Missy and the entire DeLapp family. He and Mrs. DeLapp will be missed by everyone.

Lisa (smith)Bell

January 3, 2019

So very to hear of Papa Paul’s passing as I called him over the yrs attending Meridian Baptist. He will be missed.

Brad Johnson

January 3, 2019

Paul was my buddy. Brad

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