Douglas Ray Butler

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Douglas Ray Butler
62, of Malvern, passed away, Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Aultman Hospital, following a long illness. Doug was born in Beckley, W. Va. on April 16, 1951, a son of the late Thomas and Mildred (Smith) Butler. He was a machine operator at Colfor in Malvern for over twenty- five years. He was active in law enforcement since 1971, serving as Waynesburg Chief of Police, Carroll County Deputy Sheriff, a ranger at Atwood Lake and Lake Mohawk Security. He loved hunting and fishing.
Doug is survived by a daughter, Laura J Butler, of Malvern; a son, Douglas W Butler, of Malvern; grandchildren Alex Butler, Olen Butler, Makayla Butler; three sisters, Rosemary (Ricky) Simmons, of Malvern, Barbara Grindstaff, of Carrollton, Norma Cole , of Massillon; five brothers, Thomas (Kathy) Butler, of Concord, N.C, Richard (Cheryl) Butler, of Canton, David Butler, of Malvern, Paul (Ruth) Butler, of Carrollton, Wade (Kim) Dean of Waynesburg and a special aunt Delsie McKinney. He is preceded in death by a sister, Susan Butler and a brother, Jim Butler.
Funeral Services will be held at the Deckman-Bartley Funeral Home, Malvern, Ohio , at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014 with Rev. A Wallace Anderson officiating. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, 7 - 9 p.m. and Thursday, one hour before services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Friends may express condolences online at our website:

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Published in The Times Reporter on Apr. 14, 2014