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 Robert “Bob” Butler

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Robert “Bob” Butler

  • Birth 1 Mar 1897 Paris, Edgar County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 25 Aug 1966 Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Gorham, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 92236708

Adopted father of Ronnie Lee Butler
Bertha & Robert had no biological chlidren.
Robert did have children from a previous marriage, (Wanda Kate Butler).

Robert L. Butler, 69, of Murphysboro, died Thursday in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Paris, March 1, 1897, the son of Robert and Rebecca Caldwell Butler. He married Bertha Lindsey, Feb. 1, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Mr. Butler was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Nazarene Church.

He leaves his wife; a son, Ronnie of Murphysboro; daughters, Mrs. Wanda Fulgham of Herrin, Mrs. Dwight Greear [sic] and Mrs. Gerald Edgar, both of East Alton; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Ford of Quincy; five grandchildren and our great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Crawshaw Mortuary Chapel, with the Rev. Bob Norton officiating. Burial will be in Goodbread Cemetery, Grand Tower.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Saturday.

Source: Southern Illinoisan, Friday, August 26, 1966


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  • Created by: Daniel Qualls
  • Added: 20 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92236708
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert “Bob” Butler (1 Mar 1897–25 Aug 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92236708, citing Goodbread Cemetery, Gorham, Jackson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Daniel Qualls (contributor 46962108) .