BUTCHER, 74U.S. Navy
WINTER HAVEN - Bobby Dale Butcher, 74, of Winter Haven, died suddenly, Sunday April 13, 2014 at his home, due to heart failure.
Born December 15, 1939 in Indianapolis, IN. He lived in Winter Haven for the past 20 years. He served in the US Navy for 20 1/2 years and chose a second career as a Registered Nurse.
He is survived by his wife Judy Butcher, Winter Haven; daughter Jeanni Gonzales, Texas; son Mark Butcher, Toulon, IL; stepson Kevin Wettstein, Houston, TX; stepdaughters Lisa Schlarbaum, Broomfield, CO, and Robin Honeg, Eureka, IL and 16 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents George & Dovie Butcher; brothers Jim, Curt and Lee; sister Mary and son Brian Butcher.
A celebration of his life will be held at St Johns United Methodist Church on Cypress Gardens Blvd on Friday, April 18th at 11:00am. Donations may be made to St Johns United Methodist Church.