Siddall, Paul Edward

Date: Sunday, January 10, 2021
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Sunday, January 10, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Private committal at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to Missouri National Veterans Memorial in Perryville, MO


Paul Edward Siddall of Lonedell, MO, departed this life in Washington, MO, on January 2, 2021, having reached the age of seventy years, eight months and sixteen days. Paul was born in Oliver Springs, TN, on April 16, 1950, son of Sylvanus Levi Siddall and Faith Frances Siddall nee Fortney. As a young man, he was united in marriage and blessed to have one daughter. On October 14, 1978, he was united in marriage to Deborah Sue Smith and two children came to bless this union.

Paul is survived by his wife, Deborah Siddall of Lonedell, MO; by his daughters, KellyAnn Banning and husband, Kenny, of Kingwood, TX, and Jennifer Siddall-Collins and husband, Garrett, of Villa Ridge, MO; by his son, Kristofer Siddall and girlfriend, Madison Price, of St. Clair, MO; by seven grandchildren, Jarrod, Kaleb, Kaden, Jace and Kenneth Banning, all of Kingwood, Camille Henry of Villa Ridge and Ellianna Siddall of St. Clair; by sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Sylvanus and Faith Siddall; by his infant brother, David Siddall, and by his infant sister, Frances Siddall.

Paul was a Christian of the Lutheran faith, believing in the Lord as his Savior. He was proud to have served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, entering on July 10, 1968 and receiving his discharge on April 28, 1972, having attained the rank of SGT. He went on to enlist in the United States Army, entering on January 3, 1975 and receiving his discharge on December 14, 1977. as a Specialist 5. During his working career, he was employed as a building maintenance man for Eaton Bussman Fuse Company in St. Louis, MO, retiring after thirty years of service to the company. He served as an Assistant Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 449 in St. Clair, where he taught wilderness survival and family living, among other skills. Paul also loved camping, playing the guitar and reading. He enjoyed watching old John Wayne and Clint Eastwood movies. What meant most to him was time spent with family. The love they shared and many precious memories they created will be cherished by them all forever.

A kind and loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and treasured friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral services were held at 3:00 PM Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with Pastor John Rhoads officiating. Private interment with full military honors was held on Monday, January 11, 2021, in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO. Memorials may be made to the Missouri National Veteran’s Memorial in Perryville, MO.