Donald Edgar Paschal, 88, passed away Sunday April 19, 2015, in the Russell Regional Hospital.
Don was born June 23, 1926 in rural Luray Kansas, the son of Clarence and Barbara (Robinson) Paschal. Upon graduation from Luray High school he went to work for the American Telephone Company as junior lineman. He served in the U.S. army from 1950 through 1952. Following his service he worked for over 30 years as an electrician for the city of Russell.
Don was united in marriage to Glenna Lee Mitchell on October 11, 1953, in Russell, and from this union they were blessed with 2 sons, Jeff and Nick. Don was a member of the Russell V.F.W. Post #6240 and the Russell American Legion Post #99. He enjoyed crossword puzzles and KU Basketball. He will be known as a friendly and witty person who loved a good joke. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.
Don is survived by his wife Glenna of the home, sons Jeff Paschal and wife Debbie of Pearland, Texas and Nick Paschal of rural Luray, Kansas and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Victor Paschal of Beaverton, Oregon and his 2 sisters Veola Fallis of Luray, Kansas and Gena McKanna of Luray, Kansas
A gathering service to celebrate Don's life and greet the family will be held from 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler mortuary in Russell. At 7:00 P.M. Thursday evening, military rites will be performed by the Russell V.F.W. Post #6240. Cremation has been selected by the family and his cremains will be buried at a later date. Visitation will be held from 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. all day on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the mortuary. Memorials may be given to the Russell VFW Post #6240 or the Russell Regional Hospital and sent in care of the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.