Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

January 9, 2013

John Butts

March 9, 1927-Jan. 8, 2013

ALBION —  John Butts, 85, formerly of St. James, Mo., died Tuesday at 4:05 a.m.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy L. Christian (Butts), whom he married May 11, 1975; and seven children, Jack of Haverhill, Mass., Henry (Lisa) Butts, Danvers, Mass., John of Lowell, Mass., Tim of Clinton, Ill., Tom of Wawaka, Mary (Dave) Underwood, Wawaka and Amanda (Brad) Wagner, St. James, Mo.; and two stepchildren, Patricia Burgess, Chilicothe, Ill., and Geraldine Dorriety, Chelsea, Mass.

A graveside service is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Sparta Cemetery, Kimmell.

Yeager Funeral Home, Ligonier, is handling arrangements.

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