Death Announcement | The Uganda Community in Atlanta Mourns the Passing of Paul Kyegombe a Celebrated Architect and Artist

Posted April 15, 2020 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Death Annoucement ~ 8,035 views


The Uganda Community in Atlanta and SMACKOBA fraternity has lost of one its gallant sons, Paul Kyegombe, Kiwanuka House, 1985-91. Paul passed away in Atlanta, Georgia after battling colon cancer. He was a pillar in our community and loved by all.

Paul was one of the top students in Uganda, PLE 1984 whilst at Kisubi, Savio. He was the top student at O’Levels 1988 (6 in 6, 10 in 8), and one of the Top students at A’Levels (AAAA). He was admitted to the Engineering School at Makerere University, 1991, and soon after got a scholarship to study Architecture at Huddersfield University, UK. He graduated with Honors in 1998, and started working for Dyer Brown Architects in the UK.

Soon after, he relocated to Atlanta, Georgia to continue his architecture work with Dyer Brown. Many years later, he started his own practice in the city. He was also an avid professional artist, who earned a good living from his artwork, specializing in oil on canvas. His paintings were much admired.

A true intellectual, friend with a great personality. He will be missed by all who studied, played football and worked with him. The deceased is survived by a son, Solomon.

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One Comment

    Sabakaki Julius(Sabs

    It’s really a pity, I’m his Old Boy of St Mary’s College Kisubi, we have lost an intellectual(Arch Paul) May the Good Lord Rest His Soul in Eternity.

    Sabakaki Julius(Sabs Hotels Mbarara and Nansana)
    Uganda, Kampala

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