Paul Fitzsimmons Eve, 95, died Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at his home, peacefully. Born Oct. 7th, 1924 and raised in Beaufort, SC on the Eve Farm, now known as Habersham. He was the last of seven siblings from his parents, Sadie and Harford Eve.\nPaul was a World War II Marine veteran, serving in Okinawa.\nHe had a great and abiding Christian faith; and was one of the founding elders at Grace Church in Wichita Falls. Through the years, many people looked to him for spiritual counsel. Paul was a managerial engineer for Bell Telephone and AT&T in Wichita Falls, Texas for close to 50 years. During this time, he married Mary Ewell Eve. They remained married for 51 happy years until she passed in 2002. In 2004, Paul married Virginia Burch of Georgia. Unfortunately, she too passed. He never remarried after that.\nHe played a mean harmonica and sang great Irish drinking songs throughout his life. His favorite story among his friends and family was his version of Adam and Eve told in the Gullah dialect. Gullah is the local African American dialect indigenous to the Beaufort low country. Paul worked out daily and stayed in great shape long before working out was a fad. His friends remember him for his kindness, humor, and bright blue eyes and smile.\nServices will be held at the National Cemetery in Beaufort, South Carolina at 1 pm, February 19th.\nMary and Paul have two surviving daughters, Paulette Dee Eve of Beaufort and Mary Lenora Eve of New York City.