Arant, Paul

Paul Arant, 83, of Paducah passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

Mr. Arant was a retired chief engineer from Ohio River Company and formerly served as a gate attendant at the Canal Campground. He was of the Baptist faith. Paul served his country in the United States Marines from 1952-1955 during the Korean War.

Surviving is his wife of 58 years, Sue Arant of Paducah; two sons, Mike (Karmelin) Arant of Ledbetter and Steve (DeeAnne) Arant of Mayfield; two sisters, Loretta Bailey of Louisville and Audria Crawford of Paducah; three grandchildren, Rachel Coursey of Boliver, TN, Carly Arant and Carson Arant both of Mayfield; and one great-grandson, Jaymes Coursey of Boliver, TN; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one great-grandson, Abel Michael Coursey; three sisters, Barbara Wyatt, Lena Belle Perry, and Joetta Whitten; and one brother, James Roy Arant. His parents were Roy Arant and Fannie Belle Arant.

A time of memories will take place at 7:00pm on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Lindsey Funeral Home, which would have been his 58th anniversary with his wife.

Friends may visit the family from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations in his honor may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at P.O. Box 96011 Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.

Online condolences may be left at

Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

Published 12:00 AM, Monday Feb. 12, 2018
Updated 01:04 PM, Monday Feb. 12, 2018

Lindsey Funeral Home

226 N. 4th Street

Paducah, KY 42001

Serving Paducah since 1915

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