Paul Chisum, 29 (for 35 years), of Orange, Texas, passed away on April 12, 2019.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, Texas on January 21, 1955 he was the son of Albert Jesse (A. J.) Chisum and Mary (Johnson) Chisum. Paul spent 37 years working in the Adipic Control Room at DuPont/Invista, and most recently at Cameron L&G. He was a faithful member of Little Cypress Baptist Church, where he sang in the choir, and worked/served in the kitchen with the men’s group. Paul loved his family, movie and TV trivia, Star Trek and traveling. He had a big heart and spent a lot of his time helping others. Paul will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, A. J. and Mary Chisum; and his daughter, Constance Eileen Chisum.
Paul is survived by his wife of 41 years, Ramona (Sissy) Chisum; his children, Sarah Chisum Bishop and husband Karl of Orange, and Keith Chisum and wife Courtney of Orange; his grandchildren, Gracie, Alexis, and Gabriel Chisum, and baby Bishop arriving in August of 2019; as well as many nieces and nephews, and his cooking team at LCBC.
Serving as pallbearers will be Keith Chisum, Karl Bishop, Rory Risinger (Sr.), Rory (Bubba) Risinger Jr., Daniel Williamson, Ernest (Ernie) Rodriguez, Jonathan Wilson, and Brian Williams.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Al Farwell, Floyd Reeves, Alexis Chisum, Gabriel Chisum, and Gracie Chisum.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75231 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601 in memory of Paul.
“Live long and prosper; peace and long life.”