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John Paul Mabry Jr. went to be with his Heavenly Father on December 10, 2017.
Born on November 4, 1948, in Grayson, KY.
On Dec. 12, 1968, Paul married the love of his life, Bonnie (Duncan) Mabry. They were only a few days shy of celebrating their 49th wedding anniversary.
A beloved father to Paula Michelle (Tim) Stevens, Pam Mabry Caskey and Melissa (Delbert) Barker; a loving grandfather of Mitchell and Brittany Mabry, Dillon Stevens, Philip, Layla and Colin Barker; and a great-grandfather of five.
Paul was proceeded in death by his father, John Paul Mabry Sr.
He leaves behind his mother, Marie (Lykins) Mabry; sisters, Ruth Toller, Linda (Leonard) Barnhill and Judy Rhodes; his brothers, Ron (Patsy), Mike (Dee-Dee) and Mark (Dee) Mabry.
Paul was the manager at Musetter's Grocery store for many years and when he retired sitting still was not an option, so he went back to work as a custodian at West Carter High School and worked up until August of this year.
He enjoyed talking about and reading the Bible, playing his guitar and singing, spending precious time with his wife and daughters.
He has a 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a brown belt in Ju-Ju-Tsu.
The family will receive friends Thursday, December 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Fellowship Christian Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, December 15, at Fellowship Christian Baptist, 1100 State Hwy 1444, Grayson, KY. Burial at Mabry Duncan Cemetery on Rt. 182 Grahn Road.
Craver-Riggs Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.
Published on December 12, 2017
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