September 25, 1942 - December 5, 2020
Conway… It is with great sadness that the family of Larry Wayne Paul announces his passing on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at the age of 78. Mr. Paul was the son of the late William Henry Paul and Annie Mae Dixon. He was predeceased by his sister, Betty Paul Lawson. Mr. Paul was a member of First Baptist Church of Conway. Mr. Paul will be lovingly remembered by one daughter, Tiffaney Paul McDowell (Gem) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; two sons, Charles Edward "Eddie" Paul (Cheryl) of Sorrento, FL. and Larry Paul, II; three grandchildren, Jessica Rose Painter (Jonathan), Charles Andrew "Andy" Paul (Tracey), and George Ellis "Gem" McDowell, III; one great-grandchild, Harper Grace Paul; three brothers, William Henry "Bill" Paul (Margaret) of Conway, Walter Truett Paul (Millie) of Gresham, SC, and James Samuel Paul of Myrtle Beach, SC; and one sister, Esther Paul Boyd of Gresham, SC. Larry Paul was a local businessman and philanthropist. He served as a board member and President of the Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association, a board member of the Rotary Club of Conway, Life Director of the National Association of Home Builders, President and State Director of the Conway Board of Realtors, State Director and Honor President of the South Carolina Board of Realtors, and President and Vice-President of the South Carolina Home Builders Association. He was a Charter Member of the Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association. Mr. Paul was a member of the South Carolina Advisory Board to the Small Business Administration, Committee on Transportation, Waccamaw Regional Planning and Development Council, and as Chairman of the Horry County Tax Appeal Board. He was inducted into the Conway High School of Fame and the South Carolina Home Builders Hall of Fame. Lastly, Mr. Paul was the recipient of the 2014 LaVerne H. Creel Lifetime Achievement Award from the Conway Chamber of Commerce. His contributions include Major Contributor to the L. W. Paul Living History Farm, Major Benefactor to the Mayo Clinic, Major Contributor to The Nature Conservancy, Larry W. Paul Bridge Center, The Theatre of the Republic, Conway Chamber of Commerce Sponsorship, Pauley Swamp Primitive Baptist Church, Waccamaw Wildlife Refuge, Horry County Museum, Horry County Republicans, and the Larry Paul Trail on Sandy Island. A resolution was passed in the South Carolina House of Representatives recognizing his philanthropic contributions. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM Friday, December 11, 2020. The funeral service will be Saturday, December 12, 2020, at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church in Conway. After the service, Mr. Paul will be buried at his home, located at 6085 Peachtree Road Myrtle Beach, SC 29588. Sign an online guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Pauley Swamp Baptist Church. Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
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