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Sean Justin Paul

March 29, 1995 — March 15, 2023

Sean Justin Paul, 27 of Taylorville, IL passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 2:27 p.m. at Hillsboro Hospital in Hillsboro, IL.

He was born on March 29, 1995 in Taylorville, IL the son of Justin David Paul and Teresa (Johnson) Paul.

Sean graduated from Taylorville High School in 2016 and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He loved to dance and sing and was involved in the Kids are Kids Special Olympics in basketball and bowling skills. Sean loved going out to eat, everything food and enjoyed watching cooking shows, especially Paula Deen. He loved Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes, SpongeBob, plus many dog-themed and animated movies. Sean had a hello and a smile for everyone. He was a pure joy and loved everyone he met. He was a social butterfly with no filter and kind innocence. Sean loved to give and receive hugs. He made every day better just because of his sweet disposition and personality. He knew everybody and will be remembered for being a friend to the world.

He is survived by his parents: Justin Paul, Pam Rollefson and Teresa Paul; brother: Nicholas Paul; step-brother: Shane Rollefson; step-sister: Kirsten (Skully) Rollefson; grandmother: Ruth Johnson; uncles: Daniel (Tia) Johnson; Brian (Jessica) Johnson; aunts: Bonnie Johnson (Clayton) Beck; Erika Paul Davis; cousins: Paige Johnson: Shay Johnson; Amber Davis; Josephine Beck; Annabelle Beck; Nathaniel Beck; Jenna Scott and those who knew and loved Sean.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Oreland Johnson; David Paul; Geri Paul; Shirley Paul; aunt: Susan Patterson and great-uncle: Terry Paul.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 20, 2023 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Taylorville, IL. A funeral service will be held the following day at 10:00 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Chad Zeuck officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Assumption, IL.

Memorials may be made to Kids are Kids Special Olympics.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their online guest book at

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