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Paul Henry McCullar of Senatobia, MS was born on July 29, 1939 in Water Valley, MS. He passed away on March 1, 2021 at the age of 81, at Baptist Desoto Memorial Hospital in Southaven, MS.
Paul graduated from Water Valley High School in 1958. After high school, he attended Northwest Mississippi Community College for two years before going to work at the railroad (ICC). Paul worked for the railroad for 42 years before retiring. After retiring, he worked an additional 10 years for Right of Way Consulting. He would often drive a charter bus for his church, Ole Miss, and Northwest. Paul is a veteran of the National Guard where he served for 10 years.
Paul Henry was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He went above and beyond for all of his family. He was always there then they needed him. Paul enjoyed having family cookouts, spending time the family and friends, coming to his cabin in Water Valley with his wife and their dog, Vega. He enjoyed taking his great-grandson to as many Northwest football, baseball, and basketball games as they could make it to. Watching his great-grandson play baseball was one of his favorite things in the world to do. He never missed a game.
Paul enjoyed talking to anyone that would listen to him and he always had something to talk about. He was the most concerned and thoughtful person any of us have known. He loved his church family and attending events with the church. Paul was devoted to his family and couldn’t have been a better husband, father, grandfather, or great-grandfather. He was the greatest Gran in the whole world and no one will ever be able to replace him. He will truly and deeply be missed by all that knew him.
Visitation is planned for Friday, March 5, 2021, in the Gardiner Room at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon. Services will follow at 12:00 PM in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Grant Azbell officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Paul is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 60 years, Marvelene McCullar; daughter, Amy Wilbourn, and her husband Alan; two granddaughters, Alana (James) Leist and Amanda Wilbourn, and one great-grandson, Braxton Daniel.
Paul was preceded in death by his mother, Mattie Sue McCormack Mayfield.