Paul Avery Birchfield

ROAN MOUNTAIN - Paul Avery Birchfield, age 63, of Roan Mountain, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from the Johnson City Medical Center.

Paul was born in Roan Mountain to the late Lawton Shell and Florence Birchfield. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Paul Adam Birchfield.

Paul was a graduate of Cloudland High School, Class of 1973 and was of the Free Will Baptist faith. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and loved to talk! Paul never knew a stranger.

Those left to cherish his memories include his loving wife of 38 years, Sharon Lyons Birchfield, of the home; two sons, Jonathan Birchfield, of Roan Mountain and Brandon Birchfield and wife Nicole, of Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Liam Birchfield, Elijah Birchfield, Gavin Birchfield and Zaden Birchfield; one brother, David (Von) Birchfield, of CA; and his mother-in-law, Zelma Lyons, of Elizabethton.

A service to honor the life of Paul Avery Birchfield will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain with Pastor Ken Houser delivering the message and Gary Birchfield providing a eulogy. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Wednesday.

The graveside service will follow in the Birchfield Cemetery in Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Gary Birchfield will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, 

Mr. Birchfield and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, office 423-772-3928, service line information 423-543-4917.