The Rev. Harry Owen Paschall ’58

The Rev. Harry Owen Paschall ’58, of Hawthorne, Fla., died Apr. 27, 2006, at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Fla. He was born June 27, 1932, in Plant City, Fla., to Raymond and Rose Paschall. He was an honor graduate of Plant City High School, Class of 1950. He was a Korean War-era veteran, who served in Germany as a technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. He graduated from Davidson College, N.C., where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He received a bachelor of divinity degree from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, Texas. He served Presbyterian churches in Texas, North Carolina, Alabama, Florida, and New Jersey. While at the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness, Fla., he also served a term as the president of the Citrus County Retarded Children’s Association and helped to dedicate the campus and first school building at the Key Training Center. For his leadership, he was named Outstanding Citizen of Inverness for 1968. Rev. Paschall did postgraduate work at Princeton Theological Seminary after leaving Inverness in 1969. Throughout his career, he enjoyed a number of teaching opportunities: he taught at the Pen Rye County Day School near Philadelphia, Pa., was an instructor at the Adult Education Center in Trenton, N.J., and was director of the learning lab at the Ford truck plant in Louisville, Ky. Survivors include, his sons, Charles Frederick Paschall (Susan) and Christopher Owen Paschall; two grandchildren, Julie Anne and Andrew Owen Paschall; three sisters, Doris Howze, Virginia Moorhead, and Helen Foreman; one brother, Dr. Homer A. Paschall; and many nieces and nephews.