Paul William Sanok, 48, died on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital.

Born on Dec. 16, 1972, in Sumter, he was a son of Inge Sanok and the late Paul Henry Sanok III. He was employed by Becton-Dickinson for more than 20 years. His co-workers were his other family. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He always had a smile, and he loved everyone he knew.

Survivors include two children, William James Sanok (fiancée, Vanessa Michelle Blanton) and Ali Marie Sanok, both of Sumter; two sisters, Marianna DuBose (Tray) of Pinewood and Christina Marie Sanok of Sumter; nephew and nieces, Jay Alexander Hall (Caitlyn), Annamarie DuBose and Mandy DuBose; and great-nephew, Marshall Alexander Hall.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Neil DuBose officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the youth program at Bethesda Church of God, 2730 Broad St., Sumter, SC 29150.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.