He was born Sept. 12, 1949, in Center Point, the son of the late Edward T. Butt and Leona Everhart Butt, and was the fiancÚ of Judy Knight.
Mr. Butts was a retired police officer for the city of Fort Mill, served our great country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was of the Methodist faith.
Mr. Butts was survived by his fiancÚ, Judy Knight, stepdaughter Sherri Davis, Lancaster, S.C., five brothers, his twin Jim Butt and his wife Peggy, Jack Butt and his wife Sharon, Ross Allen and his wife Diane,
Rusty Knoy and his wife Connie, John Allen and his wife Punky, five sisters Shandra Moss, Marge Evans and her husband Bob, Julie Burns and her husband Wayne, Doris Cooksey and her husband Roger, and Myra Higgins, all of Indiana, and several nieces and nephews.
The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mr. Butts was 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at Harley Funeral Home Chapel, by Rev. Donald Tillman. Burial followed at Lancaster Memorial Park.
The family of Mr. Butts received friends Sunday evening, Dec. 14, 2008, ,at Hartley Funeral Home and suggested memorial contributions be made to the Charity of one's choice.
Hartley Funeral Home and Cremation Services was in charge of arrangements for Mr. Butts.