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James Willard Butler

December 20, 1937 ~ December 17, 2019 (age 81)

Obituary

Mr. James Willard Butler 81, of Whiteville went home to be with his Heavenly Father Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.  He was born December 20, 1937 in Columbus County the son of the late Arch Butler and Evelyn Tyree Butler.

Mr. Butler served in the United States Navy and served on the USS Putman DD-757.  He was a welder in construction.

He was preceded in death by a son, Eugene Butler; a daughter, Brenda Butler Blackwell; three grandchildren, Kyle, Jessica, Nicky; his parents.

He is survived by his son, Ricky Butler of Whiteville; daughter, Lisa Benton and husband, Benjamin of Whiteville; brother, Larry Butler of Orangeburg, SC; sisters, Hilda Faye Harrelson of Nakina, Patricia Horne of Whiteville; nine grandchildren, Dale, Jason, Courtney, Brandon, Alexis, Jeff, Justin, Erika, Brittany; six great grandchildren; KyLeigh, KinLeigh, Albree, Alex, Andrew, Alissa; formerly married to Faye Pope Butler of Whiteville.

His funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 pm Friday, December 20, 2019 at Peacock Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Chris Hardee.  

Burial will be in Peacock’s Columbus Memorial Park.

His family will receive friends one hour prior to his service at Peacock Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.peacockfuneralhome.net

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 20, 2019

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Peacock Funeral Home
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

Funeral Service
Friday
December 20, 2019

3:00 PM
Peacock's Chapel
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

Interment

Peacock's Columbus Memorial Park
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

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