Paul Neale DeBaere, age 39 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020.

Born in Virginia, Minnesota on January 12, 1981, he was the son of Kay Kyle Leete DeBaere of Hibbing Minnesota & the late Joseph Paul DeBaere. Paul was a graduate of Hibbing High School and served his country proudly in the United States Army for 11 years. He was also an accomplished Eagle Scout with 4 Palms. Paul was a wonderful son, husband, father, & friend. His presence will be missed by all who had the privilege to know him.

In addition to his mother, survivors include his loving wife, Lindsay Leigh Carroll – DeBaere of Cornelia, GA; children, Arabella Rayne Corsino – DeBaere; Lorelei Anne Corsino – DeBaere; Joseph Gabriel DeBaere; Ray Clifford Corsino – DeBaere; & Oliver Patrick Fuller – DeBaere all of Cornelia, GA; mother-in-law, Lesley Carroll of Mt. Airy, GA; best friends, Kenneth Jackson & Ernest Churchwell; as well as many other relatives & friends.

Paul’s wishes were to be cremated.

Friends of the family will gather on October 30, 2020 at a private residence in Demorest for a Celebration of Life.

A Slavic Pagan burial ritual will be held at the South Althing Viking Festival in Screven, Georgia February 12th through 15th.

An inurnment will be held later this summer at the Saginaw Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Saginaw, Minnesota.

An online guest registry is available for the DeBaere family at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256