OAKWOOD – Paul Butler, 71, died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and was the son of the late Archie and Tinnie Elliott Butler. He was former owner/operator of Butler’s Electric Shop and retired from A G C Enterprises. He was of the Baptist denomination and was preceded in death by sisters, Jesse Alexandra, Jean Dorsey, Dorabell Parker, Lucy Ann Turner and Ruth Butler; brothers, Claude Butler, Pratt Butler, Bill Butler and Dean Butler. Mr. Butler was a veteran, having served in the United States Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Holland Butler, Oakwood; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Suzanne Strickland and Tony and Lycinda Butler, all of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Mark Owens, Fayetteville, N.C.; brother, Gus Butler, Lula; sister, Lottie Turner, Alto; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Larry and Pam Holland, Lula; sister-in-law, Carolyn Clark, Gainesville; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 7, at 2 p.m., in Wards Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Tony Butler and Darryl Womack officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Hospice, 2565 Thompson Bridge Rd., Suite 112, Gainesville, GA 30501.
Wards Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.