Oswalt, William Howard "Butch", Jr. (LaFayette)

Monday, October 15, 2018

William Howard “Butch” Oswalt, Jr. , 71, of LaFayette, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 13, 2018. He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was a member of Battlefield Ministries Church. He was an Air National Guard veteran, having served during the Vietnam era, and was previously employed with Parker’s Garage for more than 25 years as a mechanic. He loved The Lord, enjoyed reading and spending time with his family and friends. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, that will be truly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Geneva Oswalt and step-brother, Bill Oswalt.

Survivors include his loving wife of more than 43 years, Regina Lowrance Oswalt; children, Thomas Edward Blevins, Tricia Kaye Scherer and Ronald Oswalt; brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve (Darlene) Oswalt and Jimmy Lee (Susie) Oswalt; sister, Deanne Westbrook; three grandchildren, Regina Kaye Lindsey, Emma Harding and Amy Elizabeth Atchley; four great-grandchildren, Payten Lindsey, Kaylee Atchley, James Harding and Zander Payles; and several nieces, nephews and numerous extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the LaFayette Chapel, with Bishop Darrell Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFayette City Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 4 p.m. on Monday and prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home LaFayette Chapel LaFayette.


Lowe, Mary Elizabeth (Cleveland)

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