Paul Adkins, Sports Editor
July 1, 2013
CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Mr. Thomas Howard Butcher, 85, of Chapmanville, was born December 14, 1927, at Chapmanville, a son of the late Kyler and Amanda Stollings Butcher. He departed this life Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Boone Memorial Hospital at Madison.
Mr. Butcher was a retired supervisor for the Logan County Board of Education Chapmanville District School bus garage; he was associated with the Boy Scouts of America for more than 27 years, receiving the Silver Beaver Award, and was of the Church of Christ faith.
Survivors include his wife, Lorraine Cook Butcher; son, Thomas A. (Teresa) Butcher of Hewett; brother, Lawrence Butcher of St. Cloud, Fla.; two grandsons, Christopher and Chad Butcher,both of Hewett; a niece, Lucy Valsek of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., and several other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Rev. Roger McCauley officiating. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum at Pecks Mill.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Visitation will begin after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Boone Memorial Hospital for all the kindness that was shown to the Butcher family during Howard’s illness.
Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapmanville is serving the Butcher family.