Paul Lee Bratz, Jr., 50, of Savannah, Georgia, died Thursday morning, April 30, 2015, of Huntington’s disease.
Born in Columbus, Ohio, he was a son of Paul Lee Bratz, Sr. and the late Margaret Jean Hendershot Bratz. Paul was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church. He was a graduate of West Virginia University where he graduated cum laude and later received his master’s degree from Temple University. Paul retired as a regional sales manager of Acme – Hardesty Co. in the industrial chemical industry. He enjoyed sports, especially golf, and running track.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret J. Bratz, and step-mother, Joann C. Bratz.
Surviving are his father, Paul Lee Bratz, Sr. and his wife, Betsy; one brother, Phillip L. Bratz; one step-brother, Joseph Everly and his wife, Anne Marie; one step-sister, Ronna Everly; his nephew, George Everly, and his niece, Gracie Everly.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning at St. James Catholic Church conducted by Father Mark J. Ross. Private interment will be in St. George Cemetery in Mt. Oliver, Pennsylvania.
Remembrances: Riverview Health and Rehabilitation Center – 6711 LaRoche Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31406-3101 or HDSA – Huntington’s Disease Society of America – Suite 902, 505 Eighth Avenue, New York, New York 10018 or St. James Catholic Church – 8412 Whitfield Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31406-6198.