Paul L. Sowles, 94, formerly of Pleasantville, Pa. died Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home, Warren, Pa. He was born August 6, 1918 in Grand Valley, Pa. to the late Bert and Edith Burleigh Sowles.
He had resided most of his life in Pleasantville, Pa.
He was a 1936 graduate of Pleasantville High School. He had served during World War II with the U.S. Navy. Paul was employed with the former Universal Cyclops as a Lab Technician.
He had a lifelong interest in Aeronautics, Paul spent many years building and flying RC Model Planes.
He is survived by 2 sons Richard Sowles and wife, Kathy of Russell, Pa., and Michael Sowles and wife, Jean of Pleasantville, Pa.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor McCalmont Sowles whom he married June 4, 1941 in Las Vegas, Nev., and 1 brother Arthur Sowles in 1934.
A private funeral service will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Pleasantville, Pa. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA 16365 or any Humane Society of their choice or Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA 16365. Those wishing to place email condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, Pa. is in charge of funeral arrangements.