Paul J. Brauer, 73, of Sugar Hill, died Nov. 27, 2012.
Born Dec. 27, 1938, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Joseph and Mildred Brauer, he had lived in Gwinnett County since 1991, having moved from Indianapolis, Ind.
While in Indianapolis, Mr. Brauer was manager of Kelly Springfield, after which he owned Paul's Tire and Auto.
After moving to Georgia, he was employed in automobile sales, mostly for Saturn dealerships.
He attended Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Mary Lou Brauer of Sugar Hill; children, Beth and Wayne Simpson of Atlanta, Debra Le May of Indianapolis, Ind., Terry and Kim Scheidler of Greenwood, Ind., Michael Scheidler of Trafalger, Ind.; several grandchildren; a great-grandson; various other relatives also survive.
A funeral mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 3 at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church with the Fr. Brian Higgins officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations were requested made to Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 991 Kilough Church Rd., Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.