Paul Lewis Eakle, 72, of Gamaliel, passed away Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at his home.
He was born Nov. 30, 1945, in Monroe County, to the late Howard Eakle and Emma Brady Eakle.
He was a retired electrician and a member of Gamaliel Baptist Church. He was united in marriage on April 10, 1965 to the former Sharon Emberton.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Emberton Eakle; one son, Paul Kirk Eakle; one daughter, Dr. Kimberly Eakle Hume and husband, Perry, all of Gamaliel; one brother, Edward Eakle, of Indianapolis; and one sister, Edith Francis, of Indianapolis.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Silverman; and one nephew, Dennis Eakle.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 28 at 1 p.m. at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel with burial to follow in Clementsville Cemetery in Clay County, Tennessee. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday and after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel.
Memorials are suggested to Clementsville Cemetery, Gamaliel VFD or American Kidney Foundation.
Published on December 26, 2017