Paul W.O. Himel born September 20, 1938 in Geismar, Louisiana to Wilson and Irene Himel. He was known by his family and friends in Louisiana as Webster.
Paul was always a happy person and fun to be around. He loved to tell his life adventures to anyone who would listen and he had lots to tell.
His early years at home were not pleasant ones and he could not wait to join the military. He joined the Navy right after turning 18.
Webb served ships company aboard USS Hancock, also many cruises on USS Independence, USS Constitution and serving two tours in Vietnam.
While stationed at Kirtland with the Navy Weapons Evaluation Facility. Paul, met his wife Nagatha there and they were married and had their son Jimmy. Moving to many duty stations, retiring after 20 active years. They moved to Louisiana where Paul worked for Shell oil for 20 years.
Paul had attended Dutch Town School a small rural school. While attending he played cornet in the band and also running back on the football team. Paul loved the Lord and was always sharing his love of Christ.
II Timothy 4-7
"I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith."
Paul fought a courageous fight to cancer, but the battle day is past. Now upon the farther shared lands the voyager at last.
"God shall wipe all tears from their eyed and there shall be no more death neither sorrow nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain" Rev. 21-14