Henry Ray Butner
Henry Ray Butner
  • December 3, 1925 - November 12, 2017
  • Germanton, North Carolina

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Henry Ray Butner, 91, of Germanton, NC passed away November 12, 2017 at his home. He was born December 3, 1925 in Forsyth County to Howard Ruffin and Amanda Callahan Butner. He was retired from Hanes Dye and Finishing Co. after 42.9 years of service. He enjoyed farming and gardening for many years, raising tobacco, livestock and garden vegetables. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Key Butner, a Son H. R. Butner JR., and four brothers; Howard Ruffin Butner Jr., Robert Lee Butner, Charles Edward Butner, and Luther Gray Butner. He is survived by five children; Sandra Lanier (Tommy), Janice Williams (Mike), Sharon Knight (Greg), Cheryl Butner, and Tony Butner (Deborah), 15 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren, as well as a sister; Edith B. Dowell. A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Friday at Parklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Thursday at Frank Vogler & Sons Reynolda Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorialization may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.FrankVoglerandSons.com