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Paul L. Soules

February 5, 2022

Paul L. SoulesPaul L. Soules, 68, of Watertown passed away Saturday morning, February 5, 2022, at Samaritan Medical Center.

Paul was born in Watertown May 10, 1953, son of Leonard and Mary Mancini Soules and he was a graduate of Watertown High School. On March 3, 1979 he married Barbara L. Burnett in Watertown.

He was a truck driver for White's Lumber Co. and retired from Jefferson County Highway Department. He enjoyed gardening, playing pool, going to the beach, and westerns.

Along with his wife, Barbara, Paul is survived by his son Adam P. Soules and wife Amy, Adams Center; daughter Kristen L. Wilson and husband Joel, Macedon; six grandchildren, Mia, Aden, Olivia and Colton Soules and Jack and Lila Wilson; twin brother Peter Soules and wife Rosemary, Virginia Beach, VA; brother Danny Soules, Virginia Beach, VA; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be at his family's convenience. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown and online condolences may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com

Paul was a man of few words, but he was famous for his "Pauly-isms". His favorites were: "God forbid I have a smile on my face", "Got any beer?", Can't fly on just one wing", and after every dinner, he would say to his wife, "You really outdid yourself again tonight, Barbie!". He was a simple man that was stubborn, hilarious, caring, and tough. He loved the summer and being outside. He leaves behind a few busted up trucks, trees full of yard tools, his garden, and his horseshoe pit. No one or nothing was safe in the yard when he was on his mower. He will be missed so much and remembered fondly by anyone who knew him. 


#12 Ron & Sue Parker 2022-02-09 13:41
Barb and family, so very sorry to hear of Paul's passing. There are no words to comfort your grief, only lasting love and precious memories. Hold those tight. Ron & Sue
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#11 Pat and Trudy Ryan 2022-02-08 18:38
Barb and family,

So sorry to hear about your loss I have a lot of fond memories of Paul from our childhood days around the neighborhood lots of stories and lots of laughs Pat and Trudy Ryan
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#10 Chip Irey 2022-02-08 10:51
Barb sorry to hear of Paul’s passing, He was a good guy. Had a lot of good times with him . Hope your families are well . And my deepest sympathy goes out to you.
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#9 Cheryl. & Steve Lane 2022-02-08 08:23
Barb and Family, We were sad to hear about,Paul! Thinking of you all at this difficult time and sending our deepest sympathy and hugs to you all! He was a great guy and surely will be missed by many!
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#8 Rick Morris 2022-02-07 23:43

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Paul will be missed. His unique personality and laugh have been part of Dorsey St. for a long time. I am lucky to have known Paul for almost 60 years. There are many fond memories.

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#7 Pete/Kelly Thomas 2022-02-07 21:37
Oh, Barb. We are saddened by the news of Paul's passing. Our hearts go out to you and your family.It will seem strange to not see him out in your yard. He was always out and about putter around your yard. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. If we can do anything for you ever, ease reach out. ❤
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#6 Jason Valvo 2022-02-07 21:31
To Adam and family, sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Soules. I remember many days playing in the yard and he was either hanging in the garden or riding around on the mower enjoying life.
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#5 Rick Morris 2022-02-07 21:09

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. If you need anything, please call.

Paul will be missed. I’ve known Paul for approximately 60 years. A great guy who was truly unique. I will miss his laugh.
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#4 Bill & Linda Smith 2022-02-07 19:57
Barb, Our thoughts are with you on this sad day. Hope his good times help you heal through the coming days.
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#3 Shella Gates 2022-02-07 11:14
RIP Paul, you will be missed by all on our street. Offering my sincere condolences to Barb and the rest of his family....pleas e reach out to me if I can help in any way. Say hi to Darren for me and I hope they have mowers up there for you guys to race around on.
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