Mr. Paul Ray Persinger, age 75, of Johnson City, went to be with The Lord Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at his residence.
Mr. Persinger was a native of Watauga. He was the son of the late Charles Lewis Persinger and Grace Holden Persinger.
Mr. Persinger was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He worked as an electrician for IBEW.
Survivors include his loving wife of forty-nine years, Wanda Arwood Persinger; one daughter, Paula Tester and her husband, Freddie; two sons, Daniel Persinger and his wife, Leslie, and David Persinger and his wife, Becki; one brother, Lewis Persinger and his wife, Ethel; six grandchildren, Kelsey Persinger, Kaley Persinger, Kody Paul Persinger, Rhetta Persinger, Dannah Persinger and Shelby Persinger.
The funeral service for Mr. Paul Ray Persinger will be conducted at 8 PM Friday, July 5, 2013, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Glen Keller, Minister, will officiate.
The graveside committal service will be conducted at 11 AM Saturday in the Washington County Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The Boone Dam Post # 4933 and the Tennessee National Guard will accord military honors. Minister, family and friends are requested to meet at the funeral home by 10:25 AM Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Friday prior to the service.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the Persinger family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Persinger family. (423) 282-1521