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Paul Stephen Board


Graveside service for Mr. Paul Stephen Board will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Hazlehurst, MS. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. before the service at Easthaven Baptist Church in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Revs. David Moree’ and Dustin George will officiate.

Mr. Board, of Brookhaven, entered eternity January 22, 2021. He began his journey on earth April 14, 1952, born to Paul Adam Board and Virginia Mills Thomas. He lived 68 years. Mr. Board was retired from Georgia Pacific and was a member of Easthaven Baptist Church. When he was not providing for his family, he enjoyed the outdoors, being an avid horseman and photographer, he took every opportunity he could to ride the Continental Divide Trail System. Photography and woodworking were hobbies that brought him great satisfaction. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, and his family was most precious to him. He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Joseph Michael Board and Paul Adam Board Jr.; stepmother, Helen Gunther; father-in-law, W.D. Waltman; and sister-in-law, Kathleen Waltman.

Those who remain to hold his memory dear are his wife, Connie Elizabeth Waltman Board; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Waltman; sons, Ezekiel Dickens Board (Jennifer), Joshua Aaron Board; daughter, Rachel Board Plauche (Scott); sister, Cathy L. Board; sisters-in-law, Marcia Board, Patricia Hall (Robert), Barbara Crew (Ron), and Diane Stokes; brother-in-law, Tony Waltman; five grandchildren, Haley Elizabeth Board, Katie Lynn Board, Laila Renee Board, AnnaBelle Rose Plauche and Elisabeth Claire Plauche; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cowboys for Christ or The American Cancer Society.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.