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 James Orville Butcher

James Orville Butcher

Birth
Kemp, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
Death 1 Jun 1949 (aged 73)
Hindsboro, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
Burial Kemp, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 74232548 · View Source
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J. O. Butcher Dies
Wednesday June 1
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James Orville Butcher, 73 passed away at the family home north, west of Hindsboro, Wednesday eve June 1, after a lingering illness of several years, being bedfast with a broken hip for the past two and a half years. He has been tenderly cared for by his son, Mr and Mrs Jerald Butcher since his wife is also an invalid. He was a retired horseman and farmer.

James Orville Butcher was born May 5, 1876, on a farm west of Kemp, son of John and Margaret Edington Butcher. He was married to Myrtie Andrews in 1903 and to this union three children were born, Olaf of Alliance, Nebraska, Mrs Gladys Ingrum, Villa Grove and Jerald at home.

Surviving besides the wife and three children are; two grandchildren, two brothers, Ben of Hindsboro and S E Butcher, Montana; three sisters, Mrs Daisy Wright of Clayton, Ind, Mrs. Amelia Seaman and Mrs Esther Cuppy, Hindsboro;

He was a member of the Mt Gilead Methodist church.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the family home, Reverend Harry Shewhart officiating. Burial will be in Broadus cemetery.



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  • Created by: Rich Schommer
  • Added: 31 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74232548
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Orville Butcher (5 May 1876–1 Jun 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74232548, citing Broadus Cemetery, Kemp, Douglas County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rich Schommer (contributor 47566188) .