YORK -- Mr. Paul Jones "Lion" Harrell, 65, of York, died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
Born in Hartsville, Mr. Harrell was the son of the late Lemuel and Maggie Horne Harrell. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served in Vietnam. Mr. Harrell was a member of the Frank Roach American Legion Post No. 34 and the V.F.W. 2889, both in Rock Hill. He was retired from Duke Energy as a construction worker. He enjoyed NASCAR, collecting coins and was an American history buff.
Surviving are his wife, Rose Martin Harrell; his son, Russell Paul Harrell and his wife, Miriam, of Rock Hill; his daughter, Melanie Rose Harrell of York; and his brother, Walter Junior Griggs of Hartsville.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 30, 2008, at Harrison United Methodist Church in Pineville, N.C.