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Paul E. Grazier

October 23, 1938 ~ August 25, 2019 (age 80)


Paul E. Grazier, 80, of Emlenton, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Sunday morning, August 25, 2019 at his residence.

Paul was born in Clarion County on October 23, 1938 to the late Francis “Pete” and Anne Boyd Grazier.

He graduated from Victory Joint High School in 1957 and joined to Army Reserves.  He retired from Quaker State Oil Refining Corporation in Emlenton with over 40 years of service.

Paul enjoyed hunting, fishing, and taking care of his family.  He was a lifetime member of the NRA.

Surviving is his wife, Carolyn Jo Boals Grazier, whom he married on September 6, 1961 in Emlenton.  Also surviving is a daughter, Karen McCall (Scott Amsler) of St. Petersburg; two granddaughters, Brigette (Larry) Smith of Geneva, NY and Brooke (Micah) Saeger of Oil City; two grandsons, Patrick (Becky) Beiter of New Castle and Matthew Beiter of Mercer; a niece, Michelle Miclea and a nephew, Lonnie Grazier, both of West Palm Beach, FL; eight great grandchildren as well as his best friends, Ron and Jill Sherman of Emlenton.

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Grazier, a son, Thomas Allen Grazier, and a daughter, Sharon Kay Grazier.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 5 at the Hile Funeral Home Inc., 802 Grove Street in St. Petersburg with the Rev. Dan Myers, retired Methodist pastor, officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hile Funeral Home Inc., St. Petersburg. For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit

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