Paul Douglas Mendez

Age: 62
Address: Jacks Creek Community
Date of Death: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services

Details: Paul Douglas Mendez of the Jacks Creek Community entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 24th at his home.  A native of New York, he was preceded in death by  parents, George Douglas and Jean Lisowski Mendez; brother, Ronald Mendez and step-mother, Emma Mendez.  He was an Army Veteran, having served in Vietnam.  Paul loved to watch sports and liked taking care of his cat and dogs.
     Surviving are his loving wife, Karen Bach; step-sons: Greg Geraci of New Hampshire and Matt Geraci and wife, Velena, of Bee Log; brother, George Mendez of Long Island, NY; 5 grandchildren; niece, Lori Mineo; and nephews: John and Greg Mendez.
     Funeral Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 28th, 2013 at Burnsville Seventh Day Adventist Church.  Pastor Eli Rojas will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. on Sunday at the church prior to the funeral service.  Military honors and interment will be held at 12 noon on Monday, April 29th in the State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.  To send online condolences, please visit our website at

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