Christie Scaggs Butler
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MANSFIELD: Christie Scaggs Butler passed April 22, 2014 while vacationing in Glendale, Arizona.
She was born September 17, 1946 in Greenup County, Kentucky. She was raised in Mansfield, OH and graduated from Senior High in 1964. She met and then married her husband, Stan Butler in 1978 and moved to Phoenix, AZ. While living in Phoenix and after raising her family, she realized her dream of returning to school.
She completed her education, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a teaching degree from Arizona State University in 1990. She taught for many years in Arizona before moving back to Mansfield, OH in 1998 where she continued teaching for Mansfield City Schools.
Christie retired from teaching five years ago in order to spend time with her husband, children and beloved pets, Sherman, Phoenix and Chee-tah. She also enjoyed her time spent gardening and activities shared with friends.
Christie Butler was preceded in death by her father, Christopher Scaggs and mother, Mae Belle (Pruitt) Scaggs.
Survivors include her loving husband of 36 years, Stan Butler; four children: Joe Boebel (wife, Brandie; grandchildren, Cody, Colby and Caden), Rick Boebel (wife Shereen, grandchildren, Justin, Ericka, Tyler and Corey), daughter, Kristy Deere (husband John), a step daughter, Shannon Butler Beal Bedrich and one great granddaughter, Payton Boebel. She is also survived by her sisters: Monta Mutter, Norma Jacobs (husband, Frank), Mary Oswalt (husband, Charles) and brother, Keith Scaggs (wife, Pam).
A private memorial service will be held at the Butler home on May 31, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Published in the News Journal on Apr. 29, 2014