Roy Frank Pauley of Louisa

Roy Frank Pauley, 89, passed away peacefully at his home in Louisa, Ky. on April 11, 2013 after an extended illness. He was born in SaltPetre, West Virginia (Wayne County), on January 22, 1924, the son of William and Victoria Ailif Pauley. He was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Pauley of Ona, West Virginia and a sister, Mavis Pauley Martin of Fort Gay. Frank is survived by his wife of sixty-five years, Peggie Grace Pauley and his three children, Frank Ray Pauley (Sandy) of Fort Gay, W.V. , Rodney Pauley (Sharon), Vicki Pauley Bradley (Bill) all of Louisa, Ky., eight grandchildren and five great-ganddaughters. Frank was a graduate of Fort Gay High School class of 1943. During WWII he served in the United States Army as a high-speed diesel engineer. Later, Frank was employed by N&W Railroad as a telegraph operator. From 1948-1955, he was the owner and operator of Pauley’s Grocery in Williamson, WV. Frank and his wife then moved to Fort Gay, where he established Frank’s Market which he ran from 1956-1976. After retiring, Frank was employed with United States Postal service as a rural mail carrier. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a long time member of SaltPetre Christian Baptist Church. His life and accomplishments will be celebrated with a visitation at Young Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, April 13, 2013, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM at SaltPetre Christian Baptist Church with Reverend Frank Copley and Reverend Richard Maynard officiating. Burial in the Lynch cemetery with military honors will follow.