Paris E. Devol, Sr.
Paris E. Devol, Sr. known as “Gene” now entered the Kingdom of our Lord at the age of 83, aftering suffering from multiple health issues. He passed on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at his residence.
He was born on February 8, 1934 to Glenn Finch Devol and Willie Elizabeth Devol. He grew up and went to school on the peninsula all his life.
Gene once joined the Navy and was a hard worker retiring from Hampton Crane and Rigging and was a member of Iron Workers Union 79. He is survived by his wife Antonia “Toni” Mabaet-Devol, his sons, Gene Devol, Jr. and Glenn Devol, step children, Joan and Noel and 2 grandchildren and 4 step grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife Katherine Devol and all his relatives waiting to greet upon entering the gates of heaven.
The family and friends will gather in Peninsula Memorial Park on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 t0 8:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.