Paul D. Travers of DeLand, Fla. was born in Dexter and died Oct. 15, 2001 at the Florida Hospital DeLand at the age of 84. Mr. Travers was a manager with Caterpillar for 44 years and a member of the First Christian Church of DeLand. He moved to the DeLand area from Joliet, Ill. in 1982. He was married to Dorothy Pauline Travers for 64 years, she survives of the home. Survivors include one son, Robert S. Travers of Bay St. Louis, Miss.; by two daughters, Judith Hittle of Coal City, Ill. and Patricia Ray of Stone Mountain, Ga.; by one brother, Robert Travers; by two sisters, Dorothy Nichols and Ruth Pruitt, both of Dexter; by five grandchildren; and by six great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the First Christian Church of DeLand, 1401 W. New York Ave., DeLand, Fla. 32720. Lankford Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.