Larry H. Butler

    Larry H. Butler Sr., 72, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at his residence.
    He was born Sept. 14, 1941, in Allen County, to the late Robert B. and Betty M. (Fair) Butler.
    Larry worked for waste management for 10 years and was a truck driver for Don Ray Drive Away for 25 years. He served his country in U.S. Army in the 54th Infantry. He was stationed in Korea. He had a lifetime membership at the V.F.W.
    He is survived by three sons, Larry (Betzi) Butler Jr. and John (Amy) Butler, both of Decatur and Dusty (Christina) Butler of Fort Wayne; two daughters, Terri Roe of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Angela Reed of Fort Wayne; a sister, Bobbie Lou (Russell) Conrad of Middleburg, Fla; and six grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Ann (Flynn) Butler.
    Per Larry’s request, no visitation or funeral will be held.
    A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. April 19 at Ray Cemetery, with military graveside rites conducted by the American Legion Post 43.
    Preferred memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 43.
    Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
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