Ernie Paul, 44, of Kingfisher, Okla., formerly of Big Spring died Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Kingfisher, Okla. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park.
He will lie in state at the funeral home beginning Friday, June 7, 2013.
Ernie was born Jan. 30, 1969, in Big Spring. He had worked as a roughneck all his life and followed the jobs wherever they would take him.
Survivors include a son, Eddie Lee Paul and a daughter, Jeana Marie Paul, both of Kingfisher, Okla.; two brothers, Wayne Paul of Midland and Frank Paul of Abilene; and one sister, Peggy Starnes of Iowa Park, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eddie and Mary (McCullin) Paul; and one brother, Jimmy Lee Paul.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com