Paul A. Haskins Jr. passed away on February 19, 2021. He will always be remembered for his kind heart, beautiful smile, and sparkling blue eyes. All who knew him were captivated by his wit, charm, and exuberant personality.
Paul was born on August 10, 1966 in Greensboro, NC to Linda Pugh Haskins and the late Paul A. Haskins Sr. As a child, he enjoyed fishing, going to the beach and playing baseball. Paul always dreamed of being a firefighter, but life took him on a different path.
Paul was a loyal employee of Southern Foods/Cheney Brothers for over 30 years. Paul’s career was one of the most important aspects of his life. He started as a delivery driver, later becoming Transportation Manager. Paul then moved to a sales position where he eventually became a District Manager for the Triad Region. He was well known and respected in the foodservice distribution industry, always striving to provide the utmost service to his customers. Paul’s professional success was largely due to his tenacity and endless dedication.
Paul’s friends and family were very important to him. He would do anything possible for the people he loved. Paul was a loving son to his mother, Linda. Paul was a devoted and committed partner to Gina. He loved her two children, Justin and Leah, as his own. They were all the shining lights of his life. Paul always felt God brought Gina into his life for a very special reason. They planned on spending the rest of their lives together.
As we celebrate Paul today, please remember all the wonderful memories he gave us, both professionally and personally. We should feel honored that we had the chance to know such a remarkable and amazing person. Paul’s memory will live on through the people who truly loved and cherished him