PAUL J. McELREATH (1908 - 2012)
A native of Madison County, NC, Paul J. McElreath died on 14 Feb. 2012 at the age of 103! He was a veteran of the U.S, Air Force and served in World War II. A retired cabinet maker, Paul was a member of both the Newfound Baptist Church and Post #70 of the N. C. Department of the American Legion. He was buried at Union Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors provided by the Buncombe County Veteran's Council.