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Ernest L. Butler

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Ernest L. Butler

Portsmouth - Ernest Linwood Butler, 95, of 7528 Yellow Hammer Road, passed away Dec. 22, 2013, at home. A native of Portsmouth, VA, he was the son of the late William and Imogene Butler.

He is survived by four sons, James Butler (Shelia) of Russellville, AL, Billy Butler (Holly) of Portsmouth, VA, Floyd Butler of Suffolk, Ernest Butler, Jr.; three daughters, Betty Pierce (Larry) of Russellville, AL, Phyliss Eherie, and Melinda Blow (Jimmy) of Zuni, VA; twenty-six grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

He was preceded by his loving wife, Elizabeth Butler, daughter, Elizabeth (Tinnie) Koonce, granddaughter, Kimberly Koonce, and grandson, James David Blow.

The family will be at 7528 Yellow Hammer Road, Zuni, VA. Memorial donations may be made to the eye association. Condolences may be offered to the family online at
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Dec. 25, 2013
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