American Veteran 04

Paul Michael Drumgole

February 2, 1950 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 71)


Life’s Journey

Paul M. Drumgole

Paul Michael Drumgole was born on February 2, 1950, in Queens, New York to his parents, Arthur J.  Drumgole and Gloria M. Jones Drumgole.  He was the first born in the family.  He was raised surrounded by his brothers, Arthur, Jr., Christopher, and his sister, Patricia.  As a child, he is remembered as being quite the jokester.  He loved telling jokes at the dinner table.  

Paul received his formal education by attending John Adams High School located in Queens, New York.  On March 12, 1974, Paul enlisted in the United States Army.  While serving his country, he earned a Meritorious Service Medal, an Army Service Ribbon, an Overseas Service Ribbon, a National Defense Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, an Army Achievement Ribbon, the Good Conduct Medal, a Expert Badge with Rifle Metal, and he served during the Persian Gulf War.  He served with honor and distinction and was honorably discharged on July 31, 1994, after serving for over twenty-three years.  He retired at the rank of SFC (E7)   His last duty station was in Colorado and decided to remain here until his passing.

Paul was the proud father of a son named, Paul Michael Bryce Drumgole.  He was a loving and devoted father, who truly enjoyed the happy and precious moments they shared together.

Paul was fun loving man, who enjoyed life and those he encircled.  In his free time, he enjoyed bowling.  He had been a league bowler for over twenty years.  He also referred baseball and basketball for the army.  He will be missed by all where fortunate enough to have known this kind and wonderful man, who had a warm and receiving personality with a big heart of gold.  To know Paul was to love him.

Paul Michael Drumgole departed this life on September 19, 2021, in Aurora, Colorado.  Those left to cherish his memory and mourn his loss include his son, Paul Michael Bryce Drumgole of Aurora, Colorado and his sister, Patricia A. (Sharif) Al-Tariq of Aurora, Colorado; nieces, Annette Bowser; nephews, Joe Boyd and Steven Boyd, Jr., and a host of other relatives, and many friends.





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October 3, 2021

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace 6601 East Colfax Avenue (Denver)

Celebration of Life
October 4, 2021

12:00 PM
Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace 6601 East Colfax Avenue (Denver)

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October 4, 2021

3:00 PM
Fort Logan National Cemetery
4400 W. Kenyon Avenue
Denver, CO 80236

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Staging Area "A" at Fort Logan National Cemetery
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