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Paul Odell Light

October 8, 1939 — May 22, 2024

Stuart, Virginia

Paul Odell Light

Mr. Paul Odell Light, age 84 of Stuart, Virginia passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at Blue Ridge Nursing Home.  He was born in Patrick County on October 8, 1939, to the late Charles Edgar Light and Rosa Myrtle Lawson Light.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Francis Motley Light; one brother, L.D. Light; two half-brothers, Obie Collins and Junior Collins; and one half-sister, Ruth Lawson.  Paul loved life and lived life to the fullest.  He enjoyed watching baseball and racing.  He loved to peddle his apples and talk with every customer.

Mr. Light is survived by one son, Tommy Knowles (Angel Blanchette) of Alden, Michigan; four grandchildren, Keegan Knowles, Aidan Knowles, Ava Knowles, and Lydia Knowles; one great-grandchild, Cecelya; stepson, Johnny Motley of Stuart; one step-grandson, Michael Motley; two sisters, Carlene Inman of Stuart, and Lena Inman of Martinsville; and several adoring nieces and nephews.

A funeral service for Mr. Light will be held on Friday, May 24, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart with Pastor Tommy Nichols officiating. Burial will immediately follow in Patrick Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services on Friday afternoon at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to PAWS (Patrick Animal Welfare Society), P.O. Box 743, Stuart, VA  24171 or to Trinity Baptist Church in Westfield, North Carolina. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

 

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Friday, May 24, 2024

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Moody Funeral Services (Stuart)

202 West Blue Ridge Street, Stuart, VA 24171

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Friday, May 24, 2024

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Moody Funeral Services (Stuart)

202 West Blue Ridge Street, Stuart, VA 24171

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Friday, May 24, 2024

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