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Paul Michael Western
KITTY HAWK – Paul Michael Western passed away July 31, 2012 in Norfolk, VA. Paul was born in Coschocton, Ohio. He is survived by his loving wife Gloria Faye Western of their Kitty Hawk residence. Other survivors include his sister Minnie Jones, of Coschocton; two nieces, Teresa Ames and Amy Dunston also of Ohio; two nephews, Steven Jones and Kurt Jones both of Ohio; a step-son Dr. Gary Bryan and wife Lori; step-daughters, Terri Harrison and husband Mike; and Mickey Peabody and husband Richard; grandchildren Blake Hart, Davis Bryan and wife Heather, Jared Streuber and wife Tiffany, Jordyn Harrison, Bo Rhodes and wife Karyl; great- grandchildren Nolan and Addison Hart, Jackson and Garrett Bryan, Wes and Colin Rhodes, and Carson .
A career Navy man, Paul retired as a Master Chief Operations Specialist. His last assignment was aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). He subsequently worked for MANTEC International and upon retirement in 1993, moved with Faye to the Outer Banks.
Paul’s wishes were for a burial at sea coordinated by the U.S. Navy. A Celebration of his life will be held in Kitty Hawk in the fall. Paul’s family wishes to express their appreciation to the Sentara Norfolk General GICU staff, and the Outer Banks Hospital Staff as well as friends and neighbors in Kitty Hawk Landing, and members of the Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church (KHUMC). Memorial donations in Pauls honor may be made to KHUMC, 803 W. Kitty Hawk Road, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 attention Fellowship Hall Renovation.
Condolences to the family may be expressed via the on-line register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.