Jack passed away from pneumonia on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 5:04am at Lane Regional Medical Center. He was 73, a resident of Baker, and a native of Pleasant Hill. He delivered papers for the Advocate, worked for Butler's Maintenance LLC, and was former owner of Butler's Grocery in Galvez. He was a proud United States Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Era. Visiting at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, on Sunday, April 13, from 5-8pm, and on Monday, April 14, from 10am until religious services in the chapel at 11am. Interment with military honors to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Survived by a sister, Barbara Fay Nickens; brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth L. and Brenda Butler; five nieces and six nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, L.J. Butler; mother, Evelyn Dykes Butler; brothers, L. Glenn Butler and Dewayne Butler; and brother-in-law, Cecil Nickens. Pallbearers will be his nephews. Jack was a graduate of Baker High School, a member of Plains Masonic Lodge #135, and Harding Street Baptist Church. Please sign the online guestbook at http://www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com/.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 10 to Apr. 14, 2014
Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road Baker, LA 70714