Paul Bosely, 70, of New London, died Saturday morning, Sept. 22, 2012, in the Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Firelands, in New London.
He was born Oct. 17, 1941, in Waneta, W. Va., son of Edna and the late Camden Bosely. Paul graduated from Webster Springs High School and then proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for six years. He came to the New London area in the 60s. Paul retired from Lake Terminal Railroad as a conductor. He was an active member of the Wellington Freewill Baptist Church.
Paul enjoyed golfing and hunting and spending time at the beach. He cherished the time that he spent with his grandchildren.
Paul is survived by his loving wife of nearly 50 years, Beatrice (Lafferty); children, Bruce Bosely, of Huron, Tammy Crowe (Arnold Hall), of Elyria, and Kristy (Joseph) Gardner McGuire; of Elyria; his mother, Edna Woodyard, of Elyria; and eight grandchildren.
Paul was preceded in death by his father, Camden, and stepfather, Fred Woodyard; brother, Larry; and grandson, Tyler Gardner.
Friends and family will be received 5-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Wellington Freewill Baptist Church, 205 Woodland St., New London, where services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. Pastors Roger Rice and Roger Fitzwater will officiate. Burial will follow at Grovestreet Cemetery, New London.
Eastman Funeral Home, New London, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at eastmanfuneralhome.com.