Wade Vincent ButlerROCK HILL - Mr. Wade Vincent Butler, 79, of 620 Bancroft Drive, died Wednes-day, July 10, 2013, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at First Baptist Church, with the Revs. Donald Davis and Steven Davis officiating. Inter-ment will be in Grandview Memorial Park-Cherry Road. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2013, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Rd., Rock Hill, SC 29732. Mr. Butler was a native of Cheraw, S.C., and the son of the late Curtis Fletcher and Edna Grant Butler. He was a 1956 graduate of Clemson University and received his Master's degree from the University of South Carolina. Mr. Butler taught two years at Rock Hill High School and served as principal of Richmond Drive and Rosewood Elementary Schools in Rock Hill for 30 years. After his retire-ment, he was a tax preparer for H&R Block for 21 years. Mr. Butler was a member of First Baptist Church for 56 years where he taught his Sunday school class for many years. He was a Past Master of Masonic Lodge #111, member of the Rock Hill Lions Club and the Rock Hill Retired Education Association. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Mr. Butler is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jeanette Dimery Butler of the home; his children, Jenny Wiramihardja and her husband, Jimmy, War-ren Butler and Sharon Jones and her husband, Jason, all of Rock Hill; his sister, Barbara B. Davis of Concord, N.C.; and three grandchildren, David and Michael Wiramihardja and Daniel Jones. Memorials may be made in Mr. Butler's name to First Baptist Church, Senior Adult Ministry, 481 Hood Center Dr., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or the American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middlesburg Dr., Ste. 205, Columbia, SC 29204. Condolences may be made to the Butler family at www. greenefuneralhome.net.
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Published in The Herald on July 12, 2013