Obituaries | Feb. 17

Paul Ellis Breeding

Paul Ellis Breeding, 65, of Port Orchard died Feb. 8.

He was born April 29, 1946, in Yakima, Wash., to Glenn and Rose Breeding.

He married Sharon Welch on Dec. 22, 1964.

He served 20 years in the Marines until his retirement in 1984.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Dawn Hawkins; a son, Troy Breeding; his parents; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He enjoyed spending time with family, walking his dog Lilly, riding his motorcycle, traveling and helping others.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Rill’s Life Tribute Center in Port Orchard.

An online memorial is at

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