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In Memory of

Paul D. Hayslip

March 4, 1922 - November 27, 2010

Obituary


Paul Duane Hayslip passed away suddenly on November 27, 2010. He was born on March 4, 1922 in Houston, Texas, to Bernard Roy and Lela Virginia Bray Hayslip and was the youngest of three brothers - Gordon being the eldest and George being the middle son.

Paul served in the military during WWII as a tail gunner on a B26. On Christmas Eve, 1944, his plane was shot down and he parachuted out but unfortunately, was captured by Germans, where he spent several months in a POW camp. He was also a Purple Heart...

Paul Duane Hayslip passed away suddenly on November 27, 2010. He was born on March 4, 1922 in Houston, Texas, to Bernard Roy and Lela Virginia Bray Hayslip and was the youngest of three brothers - Gordon being the eldest and George being the middle son.

Paul served in the military during WWII as a tail gunner on a B26. On Christmas Eve, 1944, his plane was shot down and he parachuted out but unfortunately, was captured by Germans, where he spent several months in a POW camp. He was also a Purple Heart recipient.

Paul was a kind, helpful man who offered aid to whoever needed it. He was a faithful Christian who lived what he believed. Though he wasn't a man of many words, his kindness showed through.

Paul leaves behind his wife of 43 years, Adrienne Hayslip; his nieces, Nancy Duhe and her husband Albert, Mary Hayslip and Tiana Hayslip; his grandniece, Cindy Vattathil and husband Vimal; his great grandniece, Lela Virginia Vattathil; and numerous friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 PM on Friday, December 3, 2010 at Earthman Funeral Directors, 8303 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77024. A memorial service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at Spring Branch Presbyterian Church, 1215 Campbell Road, Houston, Texas. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or a charity of your choice.