William David “Bill” Paul, 80, Hays, died Sunday, June 19, 2016.

He was born July 18, 1935, in Goodland to William and Inez (Giffen) Paul.

After serving in the military, he worked for the Kansas Department of SRS for 30 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and achieved the rank of first lieutenant.

He was a member of the Masons and Lions Club.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Mary Paul; a son, Michael Paul and wife, Melinda; a daughter, Dr. Lisa Paul; and three grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Kalene and Kendale Paul.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Velma Deyoe.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church, Lions Club or Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.ryanmortuary.com.