Paul Spears, 74, of Mauriceville, passed away Monday, July 6, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Born Jan. 3, 1941 in Deweyville, to Nolan William Spears and Grace (Fountain) Spears, he lived in Mauriceville since 2005 and had previously lived in Crystal Beach. He worked as a process operator at Honeywell in Orange. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Deweyville. He loved to fish and will be remembered as a loving and caring husband, brother, father and grandfather.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lillian Simmons and Judy Spears and his brothers, N. L. Spears, Rogers Spears and Mickey Spears.

Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife, Barbara Spears of Mauriceville; daughter, Elizabeth Whitfield and husband, Rodney of Deweyville; son, Gabriel Spears and wife, Jancy of Mauriceville; stepdaughters, Meredith Drake of Coldspring, Melissa Lisle and Heather Garrard, both of Orange; brother, Tommy Spears and wife, Estelle of Deweyville; sisters, Patsy Brister, Joy Lummus and Elaine Hanner and husband, John of Deweyville; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services to remember and honor Paul’s life will be at 4:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 8, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange, with the Rev. Damon M. Bickham, officiating. A gathering of Paul’s family and friends for a time of sharing will be from 2:00 P. M. until 4:00 P.M.Wednesday at the funeral home. Cremation will be held following the services.

Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.