Paul E. Crussell, 87 of Kingsport, passed away at his home, Saturday, October 8, 2022. Born March 5, 1935, the son of the late Edgar and Stella Crussell, Paul was of the Baptist faith and proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Zalia Crussell; sisters, Lou Ella (Jennings) Overbay, Lena Mae (Herman) Morgan; brother, Allen (Jane) Crussell; and sister-in-law, Bernell Crussell.
Survivors include his children, Bryan Crussell and wife, Cindy, Belinda Grim and husband, Mike; five grandchildren, Courtney Norris and husband, Tyler, Chelsie Crussell, Carter Grim, Lauren Sullivan and husband, M.J., Megan McCann and husband, Josh; one great-granddaughter, Amelia McCann; siblings, Martha A. Crussell, Roy Crussell; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Mountain Home National Cemetery, with Pastor Paul Warrick officiating. Military honors accorded by The American Legion Posts 3/265.
The family would like to extend special thanks to his caregivers, Jean Culbertson, Mishell Barbour, Avalon Hospice and Brighter Days.