Paul Allen Corey, 67, passed away peacefully in his home on June 24, 2013. He was surrounded by family and friends through his final days. Paul was loved for his faith and positive outlook on life.
Paul was born on February 1, 1946 in Chicago, IL. He was an entrepreneur throughout his life, but he was best known for originating The Bike Route in 1974 with three locations. After 25 successful years as a businessman, he became a commercial realtor for Bosshardt Realty and then Asset Management, Inc.
He was a devoted family man who was married to Marcey Cushing Corey for 43 years. He is also survived by his two daughters, Brigette Hajduk (Todd) and Cindie Corey (Jackie Moore), grandchildren Sean and Grace Hajduk, his sister Faye Belskey (George) and a large extended family.
He was an active member of Trinity UMC for 37 years, a Vietnam Veteran, a founding member of the Gainesville Fisher House Foundation, a Rotarian, a member of the Elks Club, and a SCORE volunteer.
Paul mentored youth on Trinity mission trips as well as young realtors and new entrepreneurs.
As a liver transplant survivor, Paul volunteered at the VA to work with other transplant patients.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 29th at 1:30pm at Trinity UMC, his home church. In lieu of flowers and gifts, please make a donation to the Gainesville Fisher House Foundation at PO Box 358296 Gainesville, FL 32635 or online at gainesvillefisherhouse.org