Paul Earl Agee Jr., 72, of Bland, Va., passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Wythe County Community Hospital. He was born on April 14, 1946, at Bland, Va., the son of the late Paul Sr. and Dorothy Blankenship Agee. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt. He was actively involved in his community of Bastain and enjoyed helping his neighbors. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and was a Mark Martin fan. He was a hard worker and had worked over ten years in the coal mines, had helped his brother as a roofer, was a previous lineman in Northern Va. and retired from Branch Highways as a heavy equipment operator. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Cleveland Agee; and two sisters, Marsha Jessee and Barbara Tyeryar. Left to cherish his memory are his son and daughter-in-law, James Paul and Amanda Agee; his daughter and son-in-law, Detria and Lonnie Thomas; his grandchildren, Tynley, Everley, Austin, Alex, Asha, Dakota, and Shiloh; his brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Brenda Agee; sisters and brother-in-law, Brenda and Terry Parker and Kathy Agee; special niece and nephew, Angie Davis and JP Parker; and several special cousins and friends, too many to list. Funeral services were held 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, White Gate, with the Rev. Danny Shortridge officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until service time, 7 p.m. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Morning Star Cemetery. The Agee family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate, avestandsons.com, (540) 921-2985.

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