Paul R. Battle, 95, of Landisville passed away peacefully on November 3, 2017 at Hospice in Mt. Joy. He was born in Jermyn, PA in April, 1922, the son of the late Edward and the late Mary Battle. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward, and sister Marie, both of Jermyn, PA.
Paul was retired from Sperry New Holland Machine Co. after 22 years, as well the Manheim Auto Auction, where he worked for 24 years. He was also retired from the PA Boxing Association, where he served as a Professional Boxing Judge for 32 years.
Paul was also a proud 5-year WWII Veteran of the Coast Guard, and served on the USS Maple, and the USS Mosley DE-321.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jacquelyn, of Landisville, and together, they celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary in April of this year. He was loving father to son Michael P. Battle and his wife Elisa (Bieber) of Lancaster, daughter Melissa (Battle) Blough of Lancaster, and daughter Kimberly Risser (wife of Ted Risser) of Millersville, PA. Paul also has 8 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Interment will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, PA at a time chosen by the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Community Care · 685 Good Drive · P.O. Box 4125 · Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.