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“Dee Dee and family..I was so saddened to hear of your dad's passing, but know well how hard he struggled. Know that my love is with you during this...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lynn Chance - Oakboro, NC

“Dee Dee and Mrs.Butler Im so sorry to hear about your loss....I will keep you both in my thought and prayers though this trying times and always... I...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Amanda Mooney Radfor - WV

“We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in our hearts and prayers. ”Love Jeremy and Rochelle Ball ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jeremy and Rochelle Ball - WV

“Rick, Chris, Lila Rae: We are so sorry for your loss. You and the entire Butler family will be in our hearts and prayers. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. James Pritchard - NC

“We're so sorry to hear about Carl. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. He is at peace & healthy again. Jr & Ellen Young & Family ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: William Kellice Young Jr & family - GA

“Elaine and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May you all cherish the sweet memories to carry you through this...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Angie Kay Thompson-Longmore - GA

“Elaine, sorry to hear about Carl he was one of the kind - always the same and caring.I know God will comfort you and help you thur. Tell Marie and...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Dane and Freda Bolin - Princeton, WV


Carl Richard Butler, Sr., 79, of Little Island Creek, Pipestem, died Monday evening, April 18, 2011 at the home of his daughter, Dee Dee Hill with his loving family by his side. Born January 16, 1932, at Bluefield, he was the son of the late Kermit Butler and Reva Doyle Butler. Carl was a graduate of Concord Training School (now known as Athens High School) in 1949. Carl joined the Plumbers, Pipefitters, Steamfitters Union in 1961 and retired from Local #10 Richmond Virginia in 1993, having last worked on the Pikeview High School building project. Carl loved working and farming. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two children, Cheri Lynn Hurst and Terry Dwane Butler. Survivors include his devoted and caring wife of 59 years, Elaine Thorn Butler of the Home Five children Carl Richard “Boe” Butler, Jr. &companion Sue McKenzie of Athens Kelly Butler & wife Vanasa of Little Island Creek Mary Ann Linkous & husband David of Princeton Tona Lumpkin & husband Walter of Hamilton OH Dee Dee Hill & companion Jay Long of Princeton 12 Grandchildren 26 Great Grandchildren
Two grandchildren that he raised Lee and Tony Hurst of Princeton Three Sisters Georgia Quick & husband Dewey of Princeton Ila Coburn & husband James of Little Island Creek Marie Dove & husband Buck of Princeton A host of nieces and nephews His two canine friends, Toby & Bonnie The family has honored Carl’s request, his body has been cremated. A memorial service will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the Butler Family Cemetery at Hilltop. Family & friends are requested to meet at the cemetery, for those that do not know where the cemetery is located, please meet at the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton by Noon on Saturday. After the memorial service family and friends are invited to the family farm on Little Island Creek. The family has made a request, in lieu of flowers; please make donations to the Bluefield Union Mission, 2203 Bluefield Avenue, Bluefield WV 24701. Family & friends may share online condolence via www.memorialfd.com The Butler Family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.

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