Lionel "Butch" HEMPSTEAD
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Passed away at the PRHC on Friday, September 4, 2020 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Shirley nee Millar. Loving father of Janice Hempstead (Chris Crowe), Wendy Lance (Kevin Crowe) and Shannon Hempstead-Leckie (Jody Hinze). Poppa Butch will be sadly missed by Amanda Prentice (John Daly), Carley Prentice (Joel Kehoe), Anthony Lance, Nick Lance (Kristal Field), Ty Lance, Trinty, Talisyn, Lincoln Leckie, his great-grandson Toby and soon to be great-granddaughter, Ember. Dear brother of Helen Hoerig (the late Fred) and the late Howard (the late Barb). Uncle Butch will be remembered by his many nieces, nephews and their extended families. There will be fond memories held of Butch by all of his Lee Street Neighbours, his Horseshoe and Dart Club Buddies. In keeping with Butch's wishes a cremation will take place and a Celebration of his Life will be announced at a later date when COVID-19 restrictions have been eased. In memory of Butch, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be made at

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Published in The Peterborough Examiner on Sep. 8, 2020.
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September 11, 2020
We're so sorry to learn of Butch's death. Blessings to you, Shirley, and to your family. We hope it helps to know that there are many people thinking of you.
John & Nora Martyn
September 11, 2020
We're so sorry to hear of Butch's death. Blessings to you, Shirley, and your family. We hope it helps, to know that many people are thinking of you.
John & Nora Martyn
September 9, 2020
We are sorry to hear of Butch's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Jack and Lorna Darwin
Jack and Lorna Darwin
September 8, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Going to miss butch. Good man.
Darren Jones
September 8, 2020
butch as we all knew him was very competative at darts and horseshoes my condolances to shirley and family sincerly bob hannah
bob hannah
September 8, 2020
Condolences to all the family. Uncle Butch, I will always remember your laugh, smile and sense of humor. RIP. XO. Debbie Andrews and Dan McMullen.
Debbie Andrews
September 8, 2020
Dear Shirley And Family So Very Sorry for your Loss.
Jean Dunford Mcintyre
Jean McIntyre
September 8, 2020
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