Paul Calikes Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a beloved man, affectionately known as “Big” Paul Calikes, who left this world on Monday, September 11th. He was 70 years old. Paul’s departure followed a brave and valiant battle against throat cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family during his final moments, finding comfort in their warm embrace. Paul’s life was one of resilience, strength, and a profound love for his family. His legacy is woven with the threads of courage, love, and unwavering determination. Despite the challenges he faced, he remained steadfast in his fight against cancer, setting an example of fortitude that will forever be remembered.
A celebration of Paul’s life will take place on what would have been his 71st birthday, a fitting tribute to a man who brought so much joy to those around him. The funeral service will be held at The Hurlet Crematorium, located on Glasgow Road in East Renfrewshire, starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26th. Following the service, friends and family are invited to join together at The Glynhill Hotel, situated on Paisley Road in Renfrew, to continue celebrating Paul’s life and to offer each other support during this time of loss. For those planning to attend The Glynhill gathering, the family kindly requests that you inform them in advance for catering purposes.
For those unable to attend in person, a live webcast link will be posted on Facebook, allowing friends and well-wishers from near and far to join in commemorating Paul’s life and paying their respects. Paul’s memory will live on in the hearts of all who knew him. His indomitable spirit, warm heart, and infectious laughter will remain etched in our collective memory. In this time of sorrow, let us come together to celebrate a life well-lived and a man well-loved. “Big” Paul Calikes, you will be deeply missed, but your memory will forever be a source of inspiration and love to those whose lives you touched. May you rest in peace, free from pain, and forever cherished in our hearts.