Even though he quit school to operate the family farm he returned and got his diploma.
“I always had a hunger for learning and hard work. Everything I did I worked hard. Still do.”
That’s not something many 86-year-olds can say and there sure aren’t many that can alternate between using a welding torch to build a corral and cowboying on cattle ranches. After a lifetime spent that way, Paisley has no plans to slow down, but he will admit to sitting down to follow one of his other passions, reading.