He was born March 18, 1930, in Gallia County, son of the late Paul and Mary Moore Denney Flowers.
Paul was a U.S. Army veteran stationed in Indiantown Gap, Pa., and served in Germany for six months in 1952. Paul was formerly employed as a truck driver for the Farm Bureau Store, Dravo Corp. Of East Liverpool as a rig oiler, Kaiser Aluminum of Ravenswood, W.Va., and retired from G&J Auto Parts of Gallipolis.
After his retirement, Paul also worked for Holzer Medical Center Maintenance Department, small engine repair, which he operated from his home, flea marketing, and ran a retail sales tool route throughout Ohio and West Virginia.
He enjoyed traveling and sitting on the porch, where he enjoyed watching wildlife.
Paul is survived by his wife, Connie Cremeens Denney of Kerr, whom he married Oct. 2, 1992, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.; a daughter, Susan Basham of Bidwell; two brothers, Donald (Lois) Denney of Bidwell, and Harold (Betty) Denney of Langsville; two sisters, Ruth Ann (Donnie) Shupe and Mildred (Bill) George, both of Bidwell; former wife and mother of his daughter, Clara Ellen Owens of Bidwell; a special niece, Gracie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Carl Basham; a brother, Wyman Denney; an infant brother, Richard Denney, and an infant sister, Virginia Denney; his maternal grandparents, Asa and Mae Moore; and paternal grandparents, Sam and Mary Denney.
Friends may call at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis, on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, from 1 to 3 p.m. Graveside services will immediately follow in the Ohio Valley Memory Gardens, Gallipolis, with the Rev. Mark Sanders officiating.
Pallbearers will be Shane Wells, Richard Lewis, Dr. Jon Sullivan, Johnny Rose, Berkley Saunders and Wayne Tackett.
Condolences may be e-mailed to www.timeformemory.com/mm.