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Dr. George Revis Butler, Jr.

Obituary Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Dr. George Revis Butler, Jr. age 89 of Gainesville, GA, went home to Glory, August 01, 2023.

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, Georgia.

Born October 16, 1933, to his late parents George Revis Butler, Sr., and Lillian Rolline Dews, Revis was a devoted and much-loved son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather who was well-known in the community as a compassionate periodontist and motorcycle, train, and plane enthusiast. He attended and graduated from Coral Gables High School (1951), Emory University (1951-1953), Emory University Dental School (1953-1957). During his career, Revis was a member of The Southern Academy of Periodontology (1963); Georgia Society of Periodontists (1975-1977); International College of Dentists (1983); Retired Member U.S. Naval Dental Corps (Active Duty 1957-1961); Reserve Duty (1961-1977) Rank of Commander; Hinman Dental Society of Atlanta; National Memorial Day Association and Avenue of Flags; Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity; Psi Omega Dental Fraternity; Sandy Springs Cultural Committee; The National Society of the Sons of the Revolution; First Families of Georgia (1995); Sons of Confederate Veterans (1995); Military Order of Stars and Bars; The Georgia Salzburger Society; Atlanta WWII Round Table; Military Officers Association of America; Southeastern Enduro and Trail Rider Association; National Model Railroad Association, Piedmont Division; Atlanta History Center; Atlanta High Museum and Georgia Conservancy.

Dedicated to his Savior Jesus Christ, Revis was an active member of Peachtree Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA and in recent years First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, GA. Revis is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 66 years, Mary Kathryn Butler; his sons George Revis Butler III (wife Catharine) and Leslie Trenholm Butler (wife Julie), as well as five grandchildren: Benjamin, Trevor, Brice, Brooke, and Caroline; and his brother Rollin Butler (wife Frances).

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville 800 S. Enota Dr. NE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 (770) 532-0136.

Memorial Park Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com

Funeral Date
08/05/2023 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Memorial Park North Funeral Home Riverside Chapel
Phone
770-297-6200
Address
989 Riverside Drive , Gainesville, GA 30501
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