James T. Butcher Jr.
Age 63 of Fortville, In. passed away Saturday evening, October 22, 2011 at Anderson Speedway in Anderson.
He was born May 14, 1948 in Elwood, IN. to the late James Butcher and Biatrice Helen (Davis) Butcher.
Jim retired in 2010 with over 30 years of service from Hancock County Highway Dept. as a heavy equipment operator and truck driver.
Survivors include his wife Judith (Leighton) (Ratliff) Butcher of Fortville, six children; Jamie (Jerry) Ball of Danville, WV., Charles William Butcher of Madison, WV., Elizabeth (Randy) Valentine, Fortville, IN., James Ratliff of Indianapolis, IN., Douglas (Linda) Ratliff of Indianapolis, IN., Michael Ratliff of Indianapolis, IN., brother; William Butcher of Greensboro. 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister; Brenda Moore and brother; Donald Butcher.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at Condo and Son Funeral home in Wilkinson, IN. Burial will follow at McCray Cemetery in Wilkinson with a Military service. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 4-8 P.M.