Barnstead 2018 Citizen Of The Year
This year a group of citizens decided to award one of our
long-time residents with the honor of Barnsteadís 2018 Citizen
of the Year. Congratulations to Paul King for his lifelong
dedication to Barnstead and her residents.
Paul and his wife Linda settled in Barnstead in the late 1960s
and have quietly been helping since then. Paul was a member of
the Barnstead Parade Fire Company that later became Barnstead
Fire Rescue, Inc. While a member of the Barnstead Parade Fire
Co. he was active with his training as a fire fighter.
When a call came in, he was usually the first one at the
station. He also helped with the fund raising that
happened every year including the Ham & Bean suppers and the 4th
of July celebration. He was also known for helping Santa Claus
on Christmas Eve with visiting the young people in town. For
many years he also operated an automotive repair shop in town.
He was known for helping many a person with their car repairs.
Thank you to Paul for being a force for good in Barnstead.