Paul David Embree, 56, passed away June 11, 2014 at the VA Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at McLaren’s Chapel in West Des Moines with burial at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Paul was born July 2, 1957, in Des Moines to Leland Francis and Wanda Jeanne Marie (Peterson) Embree. He served in the U.S. Air Force after high school. Paul resided in Knoxville, and enjoyed all the friends he made while there.
He is survived by his sister, Kristie Jo Embree of Brookfield, Ill.; brothers, Robert Embree of Des Moines, and Richard (Sally) Embree of Arnold, Mo.; brother-in-law, Bob Grim; nephews, Stephen Nicholl-Embree, Andrew, Eric and Jason Embree; many cousins and other relatives. Paul was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Embree; and sister, Susan Grim.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation.