Roger Dean Butts Sr.

Roger Butts, Sr.

Roger Dean Butts, Sr. of Springfield, MO passed away August 10, 2011. He was born on September 29, 1951 to Opal and Paul C. Butts. He had many childhood memories in Alley Springs, MO

Roger left behind his significant other, Linda Deckard, two children, Roger Butts Jr. and Kimberly Mullins and He was also survived by his brothers, Bub, Chuck, Floyd and Wayne Butts; sisters, Carol Zimmerman and Jenny Jeffreys; grandchildren, Jordan, Braxton, Madison, Rylee and Mason. He took great pride in all of his grandchildren.

Roger belonged to the Springfield Missouri Dog Training Club where he showed his "best pal" Bubba. He enjoyed canoeing, camping, fishing and loved to spend his time building things.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Opal and Paul Butts and siblings, Becky Moss and Bill, Jim, Ronda, Pete and Lloyd Butts.

A visitation will be held on Friday, August 12, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at White Chapel, 5234 W State Hwy EE (Division), Springfield, MO. Services will be Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 2:00 PM in the funeral home. Burial to follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be made to

Funeral Home

Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at White Chapel
5234 W State Hwy EE Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 866-5012

Published in the News-Leader on Aug. 12, 2011