Paul Trull

paul trull

June 5, 1932 ~ January 9, 2022

Born in: Cruso, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Paul Trull, born June 5, 1932 in Cruso, NC to B.B. and Texie Trull, went to be with the Lord at his home surrounded by his family after an extended illness on January 9, 2022.

Paul served in the Army during the Korean conflict. He retired from American Enka Corp in 1994.

Paul is survived by his wife of 68 years, Lottie Jean Trull; two sons, Steve Trull (Pam) and Mike Trull (Kathy); two grandchildren, Ashley and Nathan; six great-grandchildren, Josie, Isaiah, Brooklyn, Addie, Kaid and Wyatt; and multiple nieces and nephews.

We wish to express gratitude to Dr. Linderman, Dr. Bacelieri, Dr. Seal, and Dr. Kuehn and staff.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Stan Welch officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, consider donations to West Asheville Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.


Visitation: January 12, 2022 1:00 pm

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


Funeral Service: January 12, 2022 2:00 pm

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


Burial: January 12, 2022 3:00 pm

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
1498 Sand Hill Road
Candler, NC 28715


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  1. So sorry for the loss of Paul.. such a sweet, good, caring person! I’m sure he will be missed greatly ❤️🎈May he Rest In Peace.
    Love, Ginger James (Mike)Nanney

  2. A wonderful brother in Christ. We will miss you at WABC. The Lord comfort and bless the family.
    Mike and Lisa Fisher

  3. My prayers are with you. Loved Paul and all of you. A Very Special family that God allowed in my life that I could call friends very Thankful!

  4. Our thoughts are with you. Thankful for Paul’s life and the gift of knowing him and all the family. Lot’s of Love.

  5. Ms. Lottie, so sorry to hear that Paul has passed. You two were very special to Randy and I and we will truly miss seeing him walking everyday. We are here when you need us. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Lottie and family so sorry for your loss. Praying God will give comfort and peace to each of you. You are in my prayers and thoughts.

  7. What a precious precious godly man sweet Paul was! What a reunion there is in heaven! We love all of you & you are family. Keeping you close in our hearts & prayers. Love Janet Stewart, Loretta, Charlie & family

  8. Lottie and family, Paul has always been a role model for the Christian life. He will be missed by all. His life has touched me in many ways since the early 1950’s. You and your family are in my prayers today. Love William.

  9. Such a great man. Paul will be missed, but waiting for you to join him in heaven. Wow, just imagine, he is with the Lord right now as we celebrate our time with Paul. How great the promise is from our Savior to again get to reunite in our Heavenly Home. I can hardly wait! We will be praying for you.

  10. We are so sorry to hear that Uncle Paul has passed away. He was truly a kind and caring person and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very difficult time.

  11. Paul was a wonderful man and our friend. He always had a smile and was so kind. Pray God’s peace and comfort for you in the days ahead.

  12. Paul was a special man and a great Christian example. I will always remember his smiling face up front at church every Sunday. My love to you Lottie and the rest of the family.

  13. Our deepest condolences to you and your family, Lottie. We always enjoyed chatting with Paul on our walks.

  14. So sorry to hear Our prayers and condolences Lottie and family. Hilda and I cherish the many bless and wonderful times of fellowship with Mr Trull. Paul was a quiet but giant of a man whom we loved and admired. He and Lottie blessed our souls beyond measure in the few years we lived in Enka and attended NMH. Those wonderful blessing and memories are still alive today as we give GOD the GLORY.

  15. Lottie, We are so sorry for your loss . Paul was such a gentle and sweet man.
    We were so fortunate to have the two of you to take care of our children while we worked. Know that your are in our hearts. Love Joe and Gaye.

  16. Lottie, Deborah and I are very sorry for your loss. Paul was a fine Christian man and I was honored to serve on the Deacons Board with him for many years at New Morgan Hill. When he spoke everyone took note since he was a very good man and was blessed with knowledge and wisdom. He was such a good example to follow! Mike Plemmons

  17. Lottie and family we are so sorry for your loss, Paul is a great example of a Christian mentor, he definitely had an impact on my life, I can remember him on every Sunday picking me up in the NMH church bus, the simple conversations with Paul had a lasting impact, Paul will never be forgotten. God bless

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