Paul A. Savage, 86, of Anderson, passed away on Jan. 8, 2018, at his residence.
He was born on Aug. 6, 1931 in Allons, Tennessee, and resided most of his life in Anderson. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked for PQ Corporation of Anderson, and retired in 1994 after 40 years of service.
He attended and pastored Eastside House of Prayer. Paul enjoyed singing, playing his guitar and sharing the Gospel, but his true love was to spend time with his family.
Paul is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Loleta (Hunter) Savage; children, Steve (Katie) Savage, of Anderson, Darlene (David) Weed, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Teresa (Tom) Pruitt, of Anderson, and Paula (Chris) Kellermeyer, of Pendleton; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his sister, Pauline Taylor, of Anderson, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Ellene Savage; siblings, James Savage, Arlie "Fred" Savage and Claudine Arms.
Visitation will be 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.
Services will follow the visitation at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Jim Boicourt officiating.
Burial will take place in the Grovelawn Cemetery, Pendleton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent Anderson Hospice.
Published on January 8, 2018