GREENVILLE — Paul M. Searcy, 76, a retired postal worker, died Sept. 18, 2007, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Jackson.
Funeral services were Sept. 21 at
Mr. Searcy was the father of Jackie McGough, a member of the staff of the Mississippi Conference of The United Methodist Church and the father-in-law of the Rev. Oscar McGough, who serves Crossgates UMC in
As a boy, Mr. Searcy was a spelling bee champion and athlete at
He retired from the U. S. Postal Service in 1985 to focus on his hobbies: golf, singing and monitoring the stock market. He also attended
He was preceded in death by his father, James Wesley Searcy; mother, Rebecca Elizabeth Woolfolk Searcy; brother, Wesley Ray Searcy; half sister, Eleanor Chitwood; nephew, James W. Searcy; and father-in-law, George C. Williams.
Other survivors include: his wife, Dot of Greenville; daughter Robbie Gail Searcy Sawyer of
Memorials may be sent to Make-A-Wish Foundation,