BUTLER, ROBERT WESLEY
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Robert Wesley Butler of Louisville, Kentucky passed away at the VA Medical Center in Louisville, Ky. Dec. 10, 2006 at the age of 62, of and extended illness. He was buried in Louisville Cemetery, under the Direction of G.C. William Funeral Home.
Robert was preceded in death by his wife Carmen, parents Roosevelt Butler Sr. and Irma Butler Ruise, Sister Velma McKnight, Uncles, Aunts and Cousins.
Robert was born and raised in Alachua, Florida. He attended Alachua County Training School (ACT), A.L. Mebane High School, and several colleges before being drafted into the U.S. Army. He attended the Officer Training School and became a Captain in the Army.
Robert is survived by a daughter, Andrea Huey of Louisville, Ky.; 3 brothers, Roosevelt Butler(Laura) of Ft. White, Fl., Walter Butler (Ann) of Flushing, Michigan, Alvin Butler (Reese) of Tampa, Fl.; 2 sisters, Carol Haile (Moses) of Gainesville, Fl., Virginia Green of Alachua, Fl.; 2 grandchildren, Ashley Belcher and Nathan Huey of Louisville, Ky., and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The Memorial Service will be held on October 13, 2012 at New Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church, Alachua, Fl., at 11AM. Everyone who knew Robert or the Family is asked to come and celebrate his life. We are reaching out to his friends and classmates from the graduating class of 1962.
Published in Gainesville Sun from Oct. 11 to Oct. 12, 2012