Richard "Rick" Butler Sr.

Richard "Rick" Butler, Sr.


Richard "Rick" Butler, Sr., 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Saturday, June 29, 2013 at his home.

Rick was born August 28, 1943 in Alton, IL. He proudly served his country in the Marine Corps. Rick retired from the City of Des Moines after 35 years of faithful service.

Rick is survived by his loving wife whom he shared his life with, Joyce Butler; son, Richard Butler, Jr.; siblings, Charles "Sonny" (Pansy) Butler, Shirley Sanner and Jack Butler; other loving relatives and many special friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles H. Butler; mother, Nellie Butler Caudle and his step-father, Darrel Caudle.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon St. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the funeral home with burial to follow at the IOOF Cemetery in Indianola, IA. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Rick. Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Hamilton’s Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street Des Moines, IA 50309

Published in Des Moines Register on July 2, 2013