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George K Butler

Minerva, Ohio

Feb 7, 1932 – Nov 20, 2021 (Age 89)


February 7, 1932
November 20, 2021
Minerva, Ohio


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George K. Butler

Age 89, of Salineville, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. He was born Feb. 7, 1932 in Norfolk, OH to G. Ross and Grace (Kelley) Butler. He had worked for Hercules Motors in Canton and the Tennessee Gas Company and was the owner of the Hoot Owl Inn in Malvern.  He graduated from Carrollton High School in 1950, and is a US Army Veteran having served in Germany in the 101st Airbourne Division. He is a member of the Augusta Christian Church.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Hazel (Anderson) Butler who died in 2001 and 2 sisters, Mary Griffith and Rosalee Lanning.  He is survived by a daughter, Kim (Brady) Reed of Mechanicstown, 2 grandchildren, Natalee (Scott) Owen, Jordy Kellogg, step grandchild, Neely (Jim) Powell, 2 great grandchildren, Hunter and Gracee Owen, 2 step great grandchildren, Ella Fisher and Will Powell and special family, Jon Kellogg and Amanda Kellogg. 

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1:00 pm in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva. Burial with full military honors will be in Augusta Cemetery.  Calling hours will be Tuesday 6-8 pm in the funeral home.  

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George was a wonderful man.Our family is sorry for you loss . He will always live in your heart and the memories you will cherish forever.

I was so sorry to hear of George’s passing ! Extending my Sincere Sympathy to the Family

Jenny Lanning Sincerely

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of George K. Butler, give you peace, comfort and strength

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
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US Army Veteran, George K....

I have fond memories of hanging at the hoot owl inn playing ping ball machine and the shuffle ball and playing the juke box my late dad Jesse Keen and my late uncle Merve Keen thought the world of George my dad loved going fishing at George’s lake he was a great man and he will be missed my prayers are with his family

So sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is. Prayers for comfort and healing for you, Kim and your family.

Kim, Jack Marteney & I (Debbie Duffy) are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. RIP George.