Paul David Kendle 82 of Francisco passed away Friday, September 27, 2019 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville. He was born Aug. 21, 1937 in Gibson County to William Franklin and Mary Alice (Conner) Kendle.
Paul lived in Gibson County most of his life. He was a self-employed carpenter working part time later full time for over 50 years. He had previously worked at Potter and Brumfield. He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1958. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, boating and waterskiing. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family doing many of these things, and being with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed quilting.
Paul is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jane Ellen Kendle of Francisco; 3 sons, Paul David Kendle Jr.(Jayne) of Benton, KY, Jeffrey Carl Kendle (Gina) of Princeton and Rodney William Kendle (Tina Marie) of Petersburg; brother, George Kendle of Evansville; 2 step-sisters, Billie Alvis of Princeton and Beverly Clark (Don) of Owensville; 9 grandchildren, Lindsey Gruber, Justin Michael Kendle, Wesley Kendle, Amanda Smith, Zach Kendle, Cody Kendle, Dennis Kendle, Michael Creel and Amber McGee; 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Danny Kendle and sisters, Barbara and Helen.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 2, 2019 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Pastor Eddie Gene Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Columbia “White” Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 pm until service time on Wednesday. Military graveside services will be conducted by Retired Military Veterans.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Linda E. White Hospice House, 611 Harriet St., Evansville, IN 47710. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be made or you may light a candle in memory of Paul at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. The Colvin Funeral home is honored to serve the Kendle family.
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