Paul L. Coble

October 22, 1941 - July 22, 2021

He was born in Hallowell, Kansas on October 22, 1941 to David Leroy Coble and Lula Irene Page. Paul graduated from the Columbus High School in Columbus, Kansas and later served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1968 during the Vietnam War.

Following his military service, he worked as an engineer for the Kansas Dept. of Transportation. After retirement from the state, he worked for Calibrated Forms in Columbus.

Paul enjoyed his retirement fully, taking pleasure in simple things such as gardening, mowing his lawn, sitting on his deck watching the birds, and having his family visit. He enjoyed and appreciated his kind and caring neighbors, Jim Bull and Gene Langerot.

He married Mary Ellen Divine on April 8, 1972 in rural Columbus, she survives of the home. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter Lisa Hulvey (Jason Hulvey), Columbus; son Randy Coble, Columbus; daughter Teresa Coble, Topeka, KS; grandchildren: Samantha Carter (Christopher) Olathe, KS; Tucker Coble, Columbus; Sydney Hulvey, Asa Hulvey, Ava Hulvey, Columbus; and great granddaughter, Amelia Carter.

Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Park Cemetery, Columbus. Pastor Allen McCamey will officiate.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Derfelt Funeral Home of Columbus.