Townsend Free Will Baptist Chr
4519 Dupont Pky
Townsend, DE 19734
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Harry Irwin Butler Irv- Pop

December 6, 1933-November 9, 2015.

On November 9, 2015 after a short illness; Irv passed away peacefully at home, in Townsend, Delaware. His wife Clara, of 36 years was by his side during his illness when the Lord called him home. Irv was born on December 6th, 1933 in Sandtown, Delaware to Arnold and Hazel (Irwin) Butler.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Carter (Nellie), and Bill. His sister Maryjane (Ron). His son-in-law Jeff Murphy, and his grandson Michael Lee Verucci. Irv will be sadly missed and survived by his wife, Clara D. Butler. Survivors also include his children and their (spouses) Darlene (Donny); Allen; Brian (Mary); Paula (Dicky); Debra (Joe); Donna (Bill); Tony; Carl (Donna); and daughter-in-law Nancy. Pop is survived by 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. His brothers and (sister-in-laws) Bill; Phil (Judy); and Junior (Gerty), a close cousin Wayne Irwin; and many other family members and friends. Irv was retired from Wilmington Fiber of New Castle, Delaware after 30 years of service.

Pop's hobbies were bowling, fishing, old time car shows, football, spending time at the beach, and bird watching. Pop liked watching old western shows and western movies and he liked listening to classic country music. Pop enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren and family members. Pop, especially treasured spending time with his great-grandchildren; as they were the light of his life.

Memorial Services & Repast will be held at: Freewill Baptist Church, 4519 DuPont Parkway, Townsend, Delaware On, Monday, November 23, 2015 starting at 11:00am-3:00pm. Repast will immediately follow the service.

Published in The News Journal on Nov. 20, 2015
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