NY — Paul
G. Stiles, 88, passed away peacefully Tuesday
evening, Feb. 7, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving
family, under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County.
Born Nov. 4, 1928, the son of Rev. Harry E. Stiles and
Gladys Clark Stiles of Kendrew, he attended Rensselaer Falls
High School. After graduation, Paul joined the Army. He was
deployed to Germany with the Occupational Forces and worked
as a decoder operator.
Paul and his brothers, Everest and Keith, started EK&P
Stiles where they worked in the construction field and
purchased property and/or antiques. The brothers split up
the business with Paul keeping the construction and Keith
going on to form Stiles Auction House.
Paul and family relocated in 1983 and started Great Bend
Construction with his two sons, Brent and Chris.
married his childhood sweetheart Betty Manford on June 21,
He is survived by his wife, Betty; children, Kim Stiles,
Shelley (Randall) Stevens, Christopher Stiles and Brent
Stiles; a brother, Harry Stiles, Rensselaer Falls; nine
grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
His oldest daughter Denise (Michael) Streeter, died in May
2015. He was also predeceased by five sisters and five
hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at Lundy
Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., 500 State St.,
Carthage. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb.
10, at the Woolworth Memorial United Methodist Church in
Great Bend, NY.
lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Woolworth
Memorial United Methodist Church in Great Bend.
Online condolences may be made at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.
Information provided by Lundy Funeral Home
and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.