Paul Raymond Zang, 83, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on November 1, 2017 at the VNA Inpatient Hospice.
He was born June 12, 1934 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Earl Zang and the late Dorothy McIntyre Zang.
Mr. Zang was employed by Ervin Industry before retiring in July, 1999. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War with the Atlantic Fleet. Paul was a member of the American Legion Post #117 Butler and Summit Township Sportsman Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and horse racing.
He is survived by his three sons, Joseph Zang and his wife Mimi of Portersville, PA, Timothy Zang and his wife Carol of Cabot, PA, and Richard Zang and his wife Kathie of Butler, PA; four grandchildren, Melissa Long-Higgs, Nathan Zang, Jonathon Zang, and Aaron Zang; four great-grandchildren, Logan Long, Adisyn Zang, Henry Zang, and Oliver Zang; three brothers, Floyd Zang of Chicora, PA, Robert Zang of Butler, PA, and Alvin Zang of Herman, PA; three sisters, Dolores Fallecker of Chicora, PA, Linda Benson of Butler, PA, and Judy Hornig of Florida; and his companion Barb Pickerd of Butler, PA.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by wife, Elma Black Zang, whom he married on July 18, 1955 and who passed away on June 18, 2000; and three brothers, Earl “Brownie” Zang, David Zang, and, John Zang.
Friends will be received Friday, November 3, 2017, 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 pm at Thompson – Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA.
A committal service will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017, 1:00 pm in the Chapel at the Greenlawn Burial Estates, 731 Old Route 422 West Butler, PA, with Rev. Robert H. Wilson of Zion United Methodist Church in Sarver, officiating.
Officers and Members of the American Legion Post #117 of Butler, American Legion Post #778 of Lyndora, and the VFW Post #249 of Butler will conduct military honors at the cemetery.
Burial will take place in the Greenlawn Burial Estates.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.