Originally Published: August 25, 2018 8:43 p.m.
William “Paul” Roseberry passed away peacefully at his home in Prescott, Arizona, on Aug. 12, 2018. He was born in Anderson, Indiana, to Earl and Louise Roseberry.
Paul was in the U.S. Navy and served his country honorably during WWII as an Aviation Electrician. After his military service he taught Speech Therapy in the Huntington Beach City School District for 26 years. He married the love of his life, Barbara Ann, in June of 1947. Paul retired from teaching in 1984 and moved to Prescott, Arizona, where he became a loyal member of the Prescott United Methodist Church.
He also enjoyed being a member of the Prescott Noon Lions, Methodist Men’s Club, and singing in the Methodist Choir. Paul was very proud of his beloved family and serving his Lord through his church.
He is survived by his daughter, Kay (George) Waters; sister, Vivian (Ken) Swanson; daughter-in-law, Jacque Waters; grandchildren, George, Curtis, Michelle and Christopher; and his nieces and nephews in Indiana. He is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann, son, Curtis Paul Roseberry; and sister, Maryellen Slick. A memorial service will be held for Paul at Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott, Arizona, on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers family suggest donations in Paul’s name to Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St, Prescott, AZ 86301, The Prescott Noon Lions Club, P.O. Box 2215, Prescott, AZ 86302, or any charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Ruffner-Wakelin Funeral Homes.
Please log on to www.ruffnerwakelin.com to sign Paul’s guestbook and share a memory with the family.
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