William Paul Buys, 75, died December 12, 1990 at his home in West Bountiful.

Born March 19, 1915 in Heber City, Utah to William Paul and Velma Crook Buys. Married Jewel Hall, November 16, 1939 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Active member LDS Church, served in the California mission 1936-38, served in the bishopric of the West Bountiful Ward, and Patriarch in the West Bountiful Stake for the past ten years.Survived by wife of 51 years, West Bountiful; children, Gordon and Valerie Lynn Watson, West Bountiful; Norman and LuEtte Halladay, Brigham City; Dee and Leila Gay Johnson, Fallon, Nevada; Ann and William Paul Buys III, Tremonton; Bonnie and David Buys, Smithfield; Jimmi and Lawrence Buys, Preston, Idaho; Denis and Lee Ann Graybill, Kearns; Karen and Keith Royal Buys, Centerville; 41 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by son, Dan; granddaughter, Holly Halladay; two brothers, Roland Lindsay Buys and Carl Frederick Buys.

Funeral services Saturday, 12 noon West Bountiful Second Ward, 858 North 800 West. Friends may call at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, Friday 6-8 p.m. and at the church Saturday, one hour prior to services. Burial: Heber City Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Olpin Mortuary of Heber City. In lieu of flowers family suggests contributions be made to Missionary Fund.

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