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Paul  Everette McSween, Jr.

Obituary for Paul Everette McSween, Jr.

October 7, 1928 - March 29, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 89


Paul Everette McSween, Jr, age 89, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in San Antonio surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 7, 1928 in Sequin, Texas to Laura Lee Williamson and Paul E. McSween.

During his childhood years, Paul lived and worked in the St. Anthony Hotel in Downtown San Antonio, while his father was President and General Manager of the hotel. He graduated high school from Texas Military Institute and then earned a business degree from St. Mary's University. Shortly after college, Paul served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.

55-years ago on July 28, 1963, Paul married the love of his life, Linda Lewis McSween, who has always supported and encouraged her husband at home, in his professional life and in his many social and philanthropic activities. They enjoyed an active life together with their four children and thirteen grandchildren, particularly at their ranch and though many years of outdoor activities and youth sports.

Paul enjoyed a full life working as a businessman in San Antonio and especially enjoyed time on his ranch in Bandera County. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing and had a special appreciation for wildlife and animals of any kind. Aside from his ranching activities, Paul spent a career as an independent real estate broker, investor and developer. He also served on the Board of Directors of Jefferson Bank from 1968 – 2010.

Among his philanthropic activities, Paul loved and volunteered many years with the Texas Cavaliers and served as Commander in 1978 and then reigned as King Antonio LVII in 1979. Paul also was a Past President of the San Antonio German Club and member of the Order of the Alamo. He was a Life Member of the Texas Wildlife Association and enjoyed working on projects for wildlife habitat conservation on his ranch.

Paul was a long time active member of Christ Episcopal Church.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents, and sister Ann McSween Sealy and sister in law, Peggy Lewis. He is survived by his wife of 55-years, Linda, and their four children and spouses, Paul Everette McSween III & his wife, Sarah; Linda McSween Satel & her husband, Joey; Julie McSween Zacher & her husband, Peter; Jennifer McSween Canavan & her husband, Crain; and thirteen grandchildren: Paul E. McSween IV (Rett) & his wife Samantha, Thomas DuBose McSween & his wife Caroline, Benjamin Lewis McSween, Katherine Ann Satel, Emily Grace Satel, Caroline McSween Satel, Joseph Steven Satel, Jr., Annabelle McSween Zacher, August Andrew Zacher, Crain McSween Canavan, William Jackson Canavan, Josephine Grace Canavan and Walker Cole Canavan. He is also survived by his brother's in law, Jack Lewis, Jr. and George Sealy; and many loved nephews, nieces and cousins.

The family would like to thank Karen Kosub and her staff at the Forum at Lincoln Heights for their loving care and kindness towards Paul during the past year.

APRIL 5, 2018
11:00 A.M.


The Reverent Patrick Gahan will officiate. Honorary Pallbearers will be his grandchildren and The Texas Cavaliers Kings Council. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Texas Cavaliers Charitable Foundation, 1250 NE Loop 410, Ste 234, San Antonio, Texas 78209, or Christ Episcopal Church, 510 Belknap Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212.

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