Mr. William Calvin “Billy” Burel, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2005. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Mrs. Willie Maud Burel, parents, Calvin and Mary Jane Pruitt Burel, brother and sister-in-law, John and Pearl Burel, and brother-in-law, Ernest Puckett. Surviving are his: Son and Daughter-in-Law: Jack and Patty Burel, Buford, GA; Grandson: Jeremy Burel, Buford, GA; Granddaughter: Jaime and Wes Crawford, Flowery Branch, GA; Sister: Grace B. Puckett, Buford, GA; Sisters-in-Law: Katherine Smith, Lawrenceville, GA, Agnes White, Loganville, GA, Lou Alice Kinney, Cleveland, GA; Several Nieces and Nephews and Great-Nieces and Great-Nephews. Mr. Burel was a native of Gwinnett County, Buford, GA. He passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta. He was a graduate of Dacula High School, Class of 1948. He was a loving father and grandfather with strong ties to his church Duncan Creek Congregational Church and the Buford Masonic Lodge #292 F & AM. He was also a member of the Royal Arch Chapter No. 48. He was retired from General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville after 30 years of service. He was a member of the U.A.W. Local #10. After retiring, he devoted his time to caring for his ailing wife. Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 17, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. A.J. Mullinax and Rev. James D. Dillon officiating. A Masonic Graveside Service will follow in the Duncan Creek Congregational Church Cemetery, Buford, GA. The masons from the Buford Masonic Lodge #292 F & AM will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770)932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com