OBITUARY

Paul Lee Singleton Sr.

October 8, 1931January 27, 2019
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Master Sergeant (Retired) Paul Lee Singleton, Senior, 87, of Montgomery, Alabama received his call home on Sunday, January 27, 2019. He was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, friend, fraternity brother and Army veteran. He was born on October, 08 1931 in Greenville, Alabama to the late Lizzie Godfrey Matthews of Greenville, Alabama. After receiving his education in Greenville/Butler County, Alabama, Paul enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1950 and served 30 years including assignments at Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Ord, California; Fort Devens, Massachusetts and Fort Lee, Virginia. He also served in multiple tours to Germany, Korea and the Vietnam War. He received the honors of the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, several Army Commendation Medals and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm. He retired from the Army as a Master Sergeant at the age of 48 in 1980. Upon the end of his service in the U.S. Army, Paul continued to work for the Federal Government as a Department of the Army Civilian for over 15 years at Fort Lee, Virginia. He also received his Associates and Bachelor’s degrees in Liberal Arts from Saint Leo’s University. He was a lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated; former Post Commander of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, Chapter # 47, Petersburg, Virginia; a member of the American Legion Association, Post 2 Department of Virginia; a life member of Vietnam Veterans of America and a founding member of the National Association of Military Retirees, Petersburg, Virginia. Paul loved God and was a dedicated follower of Jesus Christ. He was a long standing servant, usher and member of the Memorial Chapel, Fort Lee, Virginia. Paul also volunteered and was a dedicated member of the Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base Chapel, Montgomery, Alabama. He is preceded in death by his son Paul Singleton, Jr., and a grandson, Grant Singleton. Leaving to cherish precious memories are his loving and devoted wife of 65 years, Annie Greene Singleton; two daughters, Denise Mills (Department of the Army Civilian Retired) and Dr. Tamara (Tony) Broadnax; three sons, Mark Singleton, Colonel (Retired) Terence (Sandra) Singleton and Major (Retired) Keith (Lisa) Singleton; ten grandchildren, Sean McCauley, Paul Singleton III, Terence Singleton II, Paige (David) Lopez, Tony Broadnax, Jr., Kelly (Cooper) Clarke, Tori (Donald, Jr.) Bradford, Clark Singleton, Morgan Singleton and Noah Singleton; two great grandchildren, Angelina Shaw and Eli McCauley; two sisters, Charlie Mae Brock and Ruby (Henry, Sr.) Williams and many other nephews, nieces, family members and friends. A public visitation will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 8:00am-9:00am in the chapel of White Chapel-Greenwood Funeral Home located at 909 Lincoln Rd. Montgomery Al. followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 9:00am. A committal service with full military honors will follow the Celebration of Life Service at 1:00PM EST at Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery located at 553 Highway 165 Fort Mitchell AL. 36856.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, February 1, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Friday, February 1, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, February 1, 2019
REMEMBERING

Paul Lee Singleton Sr.

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Master Sergeant, Morris Hester (Retired)

February 2, 2019

With sympathy from Morris Hester and family, former manager of NCO Club, Fort Lee Virginia. God's blessings and our condolences. You are in our prayers.

- Morris

Tony Atlas

January 31, 2019

Terry and family you are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord comfort you all during this time.
God Bless,
Colonel Tony and Mrs. Julie Atlas

Susie Sewell

January 31, 2019

Sir, Ray and I are truly sorry for the loss of your Father, no matter where he is he will always be watching over the family. He will be missed greatly and remembered often. We thank him for his Service.

Diane Ficke

January 31, 2019

The unselfish devotion Annie had for Paul is a vivid memory for me and all of us in the Association of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 607. Paul's infectious smile will be missed but his legacy of service to America will live on and he will be forever cherished.

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