AN "Doc" Butler

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Funeral services for A.N. Doc Butler, 79 of Hughes Springs, will be at 10 AM on Friday, June 19, 2009 at Reeder-Davis Chapel with Rev. Larry Neeley officiating. Burial will be at Hughes Springs Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Butler was born on December 28, 1929 in Bodcaw, AR to Vester Edwin, Sr. and Edna Butler and died on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at a Linden hospital. Mr. Butler was a US Marine Korean War Veteran. He retired from Lone Star Steel after 32 years. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife of 59 years Betty of Hughes Springs; one son Tommy (Sandra) Butler of Liberty City, TX; five daughters Karen (Michael) Chandler of Ward, AR, Debra (Frank) Washington of Linden, TX, Ann (David) Tackett of Diana, TX, Peggy (Bob) Talley of Decatur, TX and Linda (Gregg) Price of Diana, TX; 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one daughter Sandra Bess Butler. Mr. Butler will lie in state on Thursday, June 18th and the family will receive friends from 6-8 PM at the funeral home in Hughes Springs.

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  1. Linda, Ann & family,We were sad to hear about the loss of your dad. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Tommy and Sandra Butler, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss.

  3. Aunt Betty and Family:My thoughts and prayers are with you all. What a wonderful man I knew Uncle Doc to be and God blessed me with being a newphew.Gary

  4. Linda & family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts & prayers are with you.

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of Mr. Butler. We will miss his smiling face every month at city hall.

  6. Tommy, Sorry about your Dad,I know how it hurts,I lost mine in Oct. I'll be thinking about you and your family. Love, Penny

  7. Debbie and family, Please know that you and your family have been, and will continue to be, in our thoughts and prayers. Jeanie and Gary Stevens

  8. I just wanted you all to know how sorry I am that your dad passed away. I have lots of memories surrounding your family in the old neighborhood. My Mom and Dad thought a lot of your family. Mr Butler had such a beautiful garden year after year. Know that you and Miss Betty are in my prayers.

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