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Raymond L. Butler

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Raymond L. Butler

Birth
Drumright, Creek County, Oklahoma, USA
Death
6 Nov 2022 (aged 82)
Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial
Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA Add to Map
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Raymond L. Butler, 82, of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022 at his home in Duncan. Raymond was born March 24, 1940 in Drumright, Oklahoma to Gilbert Lee and Edna Viola (Anderson) Butler. The family later moved to Lawton, Oklahoma where Raymond graduated from Lawton High School in 1959. He attended Cameron College and later earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Raymond married his high school sweetheart, Carolyn Sue Durham on February 10, 1961 in Lawton. They were married for 61 years. Raymond worked for Frontier Airlines in Lawton for many years and was a retiree from Goodyear Tire and Rubber also in Lawton.

Raymond was a family man and loved his grandchildren very much. He enjoyed being outdoors and camping and cooking out with friends and family. Raymond had a wake-up song for his children in the mornings called, "It's Time to Get Up." He was a very good artist especially oil painting and drawing. He did caricature drawings and was known to draw a caricature of someone he was upset with at work. Raymond attended Eternal Light Pentecostal Holiness in Lawton, Oklahoma and created artwork for his church. Raymond will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Raymond is survived by his wife of the home, three children, Bambi Longstreth and husband Kirk of Oklahoma City, Nikki Tomlinson and husband Glen of Ruidoso, New Mexico, and Nathan Butler of Duncan, Oklahoma, five grandchildren, Jordan Longstreth of Fort Worth, Texas, Baylie Longstreth of Oklahoma City, Ava Tomlinson of Ruidoso, New Mexico, Kelsey Wren and husband Justin of Duncan, Oklahoma, and Kara Butler of Altus, Oklahoma, two brothers, Earnest Butler and wife Myrna of Mount Pleasant, Utah and David Butler of New Braunfels, Texas, two sisters, Gladys Walker of Jackson, Mississippi and Rita Benge of Keller, Texas and many other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Raymond is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Beverly May and Lila Dean.
Raymond L. Butler, 82, of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022 at his home in Duncan. Raymond was born March 24, 1940 in Drumright, Oklahoma to Gilbert Lee and Edna Viola (Anderson) Butler. The family later moved to Lawton, Oklahoma where Raymond graduated from Lawton High School in 1959. He attended Cameron College and later earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Raymond married his high school sweetheart, Carolyn Sue Durham on February 10, 1961 in Lawton. They were married for 61 years. Raymond worked for Frontier Airlines in Lawton for many years and was a retiree from Goodyear Tire and Rubber also in Lawton.

Raymond was a family man and loved his grandchildren very much. He enjoyed being outdoors and camping and cooking out with friends and family. Raymond had a wake-up song for his children in the mornings called, "It's Time to Get Up." He was a very good artist especially oil painting and drawing. He did caricature drawings and was known to draw a caricature of someone he was upset with at work. Raymond attended Eternal Light Pentecostal Holiness in Lawton, Oklahoma and created artwork for his church. Raymond will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Raymond is survived by his wife of the home, three children, Bambi Longstreth and husband Kirk of Oklahoma City, Nikki Tomlinson and husband Glen of Ruidoso, New Mexico, and Nathan Butler of Duncan, Oklahoma, five grandchildren, Jordan Longstreth of Fort Worth, Texas, Baylie Longstreth of Oklahoma City, Ava Tomlinson of Ruidoso, New Mexico, Kelsey Wren and husband Justin of Duncan, Oklahoma, and Kara Butler of Altus, Oklahoma, two brothers, Earnest Butler and wife Myrna of Mount Pleasant, Utah and David Butler of New Braunfels, Texas, two sisters, Gladys Walker of Jackson, Mississippi and Rita Benge of Keller, Texas and many other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Raymond is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Beverly May and Lila Dean.


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