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Larry Butler

Des Moines - Larry, 80, passed away at home on July 12, 2018. Visitation will be 3-6 p.m., Sunday, at Brooks South Town Chapel. His funeral will be at 11 a.m., Monday, at the chapel.

Larry was a graduate of Des Moines East High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Larry retired from the Teamsters after 30 years, having last worked for Roadway Trucking for 19 years.

Larry enjoyed camping at Cutty's, traveling in the motorhome, and spending time at Prairie Meadows. He was known to have a kind heart and made fantastic peanut brittle.

Larry is survived by his daughter, Barbara Sammons; sons, Steve (Ronnie) Butler and Scott Butler; grandchildren: Sharae Parker, Michael Parker, Taralee Parker, Ean Butler, Sean (Jessica) Butler, and Gina (Josh) Ganatta; great-grandchildren: Kameron Love, Abraham Ganatta, Connor Butler, and Jayden Butler; two sisters and two brothers.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Chester Butler and Margie Bardick; his wife, Georgia Butler; and his son, David Sammons.
Published in Des Moines Register on July 14, 2018
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