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September 9, 2021


Paul Earl Rishell Sr., 78, passed on to be with the Lord on August 31, 2021 in Ocala, Florida. He was born May 6, 1943 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the oldest of six siblings. He was raised in Pennsylvania where he met Janice.

Paul loved driving and was a truck driver ever since the mid 1960s. He transported freight all over the country and knew the roads well. Paul married in the early 1970s to Janice and she joined him in his state to state over the road experiences. They moved to Ocala, Florida in 1971 where they lived ever since. Daughter Marion and son Paul Jr. were born and added to Janice’s five – Scott, Zane, Mark and Joel Riaubia, and Melanie Hope. In 1975 Paul began working for Hamlet Construction as a heavy equipment hauler. He enjoyed this immensely and was very dedicated to his job. He worked for Hamlet Construction until his retirement a few years ago. Paul always wanted to stay busy and be productive. Even with his health challenges in the last few years, he managed to work a little until passing away.

Paul was preceded in death by his wife Janice and son Joel. Paul had 13 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren!

The family invites you to a Celebration of Life at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 11th, 2021 at Sacred Fire Church, 12226 SE US Hwy. 301, Belleview FL 34420.


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