December 5, 1981 ~ July 17, 2015
Born in: Knoxville, TN
Resided in: Johnson City, TN
James Paul DeVault, 33, of Johnson City, went to his Heavenly home on Friday, July 17, 2015, unexpectedly, at the Johnson City Medical Center. Paul was a native of Johnson City. As a young man, Paul was an excellent student, having attended Johnson City schools. He had worked at Carrabba?s, and most recently, Bonefish Grill, as an In Store Training Coordinator. Paul was a friend to everyone he met and was a wonderful father to his young son, Connor. Everyone that knew him considered him to be a very special person. His kindness to others echoed in his friendships, as he had many that stood by him, even at the end. Paul is survived by: his parents, James and Glenda Hall; biological mother, Linda DeVault Carrera; son, James Connor DeVault; brothers, Matthew Carrera and Dakoda Carrera; sister, Amanda Carrera; aunts, Teresa Davis (Steven), Joy Thacker, and Kathy Lee; uncle, Justin DeVault; grandparents, Justin DeVault, Jr. (Marcella); special cousins, Kristen and Michael Bales; several other cousins, nieces, and nephews; and too many special friends to list. The family of James Paul DeVault will receive friends from 1 pm until 3 pm Wednesday, July 22, 2015 in the Morris-Baker Dogwood Chapel. Visitors are also welcome at the home of Linda Carrera, 201 Hamilton Street, Johnson City, TN 37604. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 3 pm Wednesday in the chapel under the direction of Ms. Charleen Elliott. The committal service is scheduled for 11 am Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Monte Vista Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Family and friends are requested to meet at Morris-Baker by 10:30 am Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery for those services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.