Paul Osborne Petrea, 82 of Saint John's Church Rd., Concord, died Thursday, October 11, 2012 at his residence.
Funeral service will be 11:00am Saturday at Gordon Funeral Home, burial will follow at Boger Reformed Church.
The Petrea family will receive friends from 9:30-11:00am prior to the funeral service.
Mr. Petrea was born April 29, 1930 in Cabarrus County son of the late Victor L. Petrea and Lillian Miller Petrea. He was a member of Boger Reformed Church. He was retired from Jackson Training School and a US Army Veteran. He was a very active baseball and softball player. He loved all kinds of sports, baseball, football, racing and boxing. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a very happy and humble person. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Lois Sapp Petrea.
He is survived by a son, Lesley E. Petrea, and a daughter, Mary P. Petrea and a grandchild, Johnathan Issac Parker.
Memorials may be directed to Boger Reformed Church, 7313 Gold Hill Rd., Concord, NC 28025 or Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28083