July 21, 2020

Born in: Petersburg, VA
Resided in: Candler, NC

Paul Letterman, 67, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

A native of Petersburg, VA, Paul was a son of Barbara Ann Howell Letterman and the late Melvin Lane Letterman.

Mr. Letterman was a kind soul full of life always. He treasured his family above all. He was a true friend to so many. He was a loyal husband, dad and grandfather. We will all miss him tremendously.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ann Davis Letterman; son, Jeremy Letterman (Nicki); grandchildren, Jacob and Carlie Letterman; sisters, Carol Hamlet and Jan Hart (Kelly); and brothers, David Letterman and Phillip “Chub” Letterman.

Horses brought him joy at every stage of his life. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to www.hopeforhorses.org.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Sweet Brother, we loved to call you that, and you are Paul, you are our sweet, precious, very loved brother. I could never begin to tell you how much you mean to me. Glad to know I’ll see you again because I Believe.

  2. Prayers for comfort during this difficult time. I know he is having a great reunion with my Uncle Melvin and Uncle Bud and my Momma Agnes.

  3. Ann and Jeremy,
    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I’ll be praying for comfort and peace. Ann you were so good to Paul. I love you!🙏🏻

  4. Ann, our family have loved ya”ll unconditionally for so many years. Growing up with you as our neighbors was just so much fun. Paul was a wonderful funny man and sweet as could be. I love you so much and if you need anything I”ll be there. I am so so sorry and praying for you all.

  5. Rest in Peace Paul!!
    Ann, Jeremy and all of your family, so sorry for your loss. God’s Grace is Sufficient. He will lift you up and carry you through this.

  6. I grew up with the Letterman family and have great memories of them all. So sorry to hear of Paul’s death. He was a good friend and a good person to know.

    Johnny Dalton

  7. My condolences to the Letterman family. Paul and I worked a lot of years together the Enka plant. He was a fine fellow to work with.

  8. Ann, I’m so very sorry to hear about Paul. We were all kids together & went to school together. He was such a kind person, as you are. if I can do anything at all, I’m here. Love you. Holly Suddreth

  9. My Sympathy to Jan and all the Family. Keep the precious memories close to your hearts, and think of how blessed you were to have him even a short while.
    Our prayer and thoughts.
    Gerald and Etta Lusk


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