Rev. Paul M. Rawley, was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 4, 1943. His parents Roy & Artie Rawley have preceded him in death. Paul's sister Carolyn J. Rawley resides in South Lyon, Michigan.Paul graduated from Plymouth High School in 1961, from Parsons College in Iowa and received his training and ordination from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois.
For the next 40 years, Paul served and Pastored churches at Long Beach, California; Downers Grove, Naperville, and LaGrange, Illinois. Paul also enjoyed hosting a religious radio talk show in Chicago.During these years he traveled extensively to most European cities. He also visited China, Japan and the Middle East.
After retirement to Palm Desert, California he enjoyed dabbling in landscape painting and flower gardening. He loved the climate and perpetual sunshine.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 23rd from 6:00-8:00pm at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth, Michigan. A graveside service will follow on Friday, May 24th at 10:00am at Riverside Cemetery in Plymouth, Michigan.