Paul Allen Pinkerton

May 10, 1933 - January 16, 2016
Paul Allen Pinkerton

Paul Allen Pinkerton, 82, of Shadyside, Ohio, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016, in Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice Care Center South, Wheeling.

Paul was born May 10, 1933 in East Liverpool, Ohio, a son of the late Raymond E. and Daisy M. (Heverley) Pinkerton. He was a retired mechanic and a U.S. Marine Corps. veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley A. (Evans) Pinkerton, in 2011; a son, Paul Pinkerton; a sister, Virginia McKain; and a nephew, Pat McKain.

Paul is survived by his children, Gina Miller (George) of Bellaire, Chris Taylor (Russ) of Chambersburg, Pa., Richard Dixon of Daytona Beach, Fla., Robert Dixon (Jackie) of Airway Heights, Wash., Debbie Ruiz (Juan) of Las Vegas, Nev. and Linda Rouse (Richard) of Newington, Conn.; a sister, Sandy Thomas of Augusta, Ga.; five brothers, Tom Pinkerton of Wheeling, Robert Pinkerton of Amarillo, Texas, Richard Pinkerton of Camden, S.C., Raymond Pinkerton of Portland, Maine and Charlie Pinkerton of Bloomfield, N.J.; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Paul’s wishes, there will be no visitation. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by CARE Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, W.Va.


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  • January 19, 2016
    Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Paul Allen Pinkerton, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of..... US Marine Veteran, Paul Allen Pinkerton, “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • January 19, 2016
    susan richmond says:
    So sorry to hear about your brother. Prayers to the family. From : Rick's Richmond wife, Susan Richmond

  • January 19, 2016
    Theresa Hoskins says:
    Thinking of you Tom and praying for peace for your family

  • January 19, 2016
    Judith says:
    I met this wonderful man when I worked at the Shadyside Library. We became close and remained in contact when I left. I will miss him so much.

  • January 19, 2016
    Dan Jasper says:
    Very sorry for your loss Paul and my father worked together in wheeling many years ago. I remember they always exchanged Christmas cards