Paul was born Dec. 18, 1942, to the late Earl Francis and Dorothy Mae Dyal in Waycross, Georgia. He has been a member of the West Orange County community since early childhood. He was husband to the love of his life, Patricia (Powell) Dyal and father to their four children. Paul had a seven-year military career in the U.S. Army.
Paul enjoyed spending time with his family and attending West Orange Park Community Church weekly.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Earl Francis and Dorothy Mae (Curl) Dyal; his brother, Edmond Dyal; and his sister, Betty Lou Dyal.
Paul is survived by his wife, Patricia Dyal; three brothers, Delmas (Jan) Dyal, Earl (Ruby) Dyal and John Dyal; three sisters, Vernell (Ray) Johnson, Vermell (Randall) Roughton and Betty Ruth Wooley (Steve); two sons, Gene (Penny) Dyal and Keith (Virginia) Dyal; two daughters, NeSan (Barry) Ayres and Rachel (Steve) Felt; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitations will be from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, followed immediately by the funeral service. Services will take place at Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Wayne Howell. Paul will be laid to rest at Winter Garden Cemetery, Winter Garden, Florida.