Paul retired from the U.S. Coast Guard as a chief engineer after 20 years. He later owned and operated his own business, Paul’s Repair Shop. Paul enjoyed making wooden toys. He was a member of the Somesville Masonic Lodge, the Southwest Harbor Fire Department and the Anah Shriners.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary B. (Janes) Kessler; two daughters; Carol Walls and husband, Donald and Cheryl Young and husband, Shawn; grandchildren, Travis and Melissa Walls; one sister, Joanne Stephenson and husband, Al.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Mt. Height Cemetery, Southwest Harbor. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Paul’s memory may be made to the Cornerstone Baptist Church, c/o Nadine Goodwin, 52 Dodge Point Road, Seal Cove, ME 04674. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.