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Mr. Paul Chrisman, 80, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017, at the Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital in Lexington.
Mr. Chrisman was born in Estill County on February 2, 1936, to the late Brown and Helen Walton Chrisman. He served his country in the US Army for more than 20 years and had achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant before his retirement in 1973. During his time in the Army, he received several honors for his service during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. After his retirement, he owned several local businesses including Mr. Waffle.
He is survived by: his daughter, Paula Fox (James); one step-son, Randy Abney (Tammy); two grandchildren, Ashley Isaacs (Hank) and Jacob Abney; two brothers, Harry Glenn Chrisman and Larry Gene Chrisman; two sisters, Jewell Benton and Judy Nantz; his beloved dog, Mr. Pete; as well as many other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Chrisman was preceded in death by: four brothers, Edward, Billy, Wayne and Nelson Chrisman; and one sister, Maxine Harrison.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Billy Berryman officiating. Entombment will be at the Madison County Memorial Gardens with full military honors.
Pallbearers will be: James Fox, Hank Isaacs, Aaron Rose, Roly Thacker, Robert Berryman and Billy Berryman.
Published on January 30, 2017
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