|Birth: ||Mar. 21, 1914|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 2009|
MACOMB, IL - Clair E. Butcher, 95, of 1307 Meadowlark Lane, Grand Praire Assisted Living Center, Macomb passed away at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at Grand Praire Assisted Living Center in Macomb.
He was born on March 21, 1914 in McDonough County to Ross and Anna Mae Eddington Butcher. He first married Irene Robeson on February 2, 1935. She passed away on January 1, 1969. He later married Blanche Gorsuch Runkle on January 3, 1972. She survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Vera (Bud) McCoy of Macomb; seven grandchildren, Scott Rittenhouse, Sherry (Marty) McKee, Donna Davis, Jackie (Kent) Oster, Deb (Steve) Miller, Eddie McCoy and Mike (Lou) McCoy; 22 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Barb Rittenhouse and Shirley Ann Butcher; one great-grandson; Jamie Davis; four sisters including twins and three brothers.
He lived all of his life in McDonough County where he worked as a hog farmer and an Industry Mutual Insurance Agent.
He was a member of the McDonough Power Co-op, McDonough County Farm Bureau, the former Ebenezer Presbyterian Church where he held all church offices, Scotland Trinity Presbyterian Church and was the sexton for many years at the Camp Creek Cemetery.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2009 at the Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb with Reverend Randy Schafer officiating. Burial will be in the Camp Creek Cemetery south of Macomb.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorials may be made to either the MDH Hospice, Grand Prairie Assisted Living Center or Scotland Trinity Presbyterian Church.
Irene Robeson Butcher (1917 - 1969)
Camp Creek Cemetery
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Jul 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39250820
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