From the age of 20, he was involved in the car business. He worked in his profession until becoming ill this past September.
He was born in Brazil on Aug. 11, 1935, the son of George Noble Butler and Bonnie Mae (Daniels) Butler.
He is survived by his father; three children, Steven Dale Butler and wife Tedra, Louisiana, Bradley Cole Butler and wife Lori, Florida, and Keri Rafferty and husband Brian, Kentucky; sister Ruthann Jeffries, Brazil; and friend Denny Wolverton, Brazil.
Also surviving are grandchildren Jessica, Cole, Megan, Lexie Jo and Ella, and his niece Tanya Baker, her husband Brent and their son Kade.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Graveside services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at Summit Lawn Cemetery with Rev. William Price officiating. Friends may gather at the cemetery for a final farewell from 1:30 until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Riley Children's Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the cemetery.
Post a heart of condolence at www.lawson-millerchapel.com.