G W Doug Butler, CPO E7 USN RET
Louisville - 84, died Thursday, July 15 2021 in Louisville KY with family.
Doug was born February 22 1937 in Lakeland FL, to the late Eunice Glass Ross and Gary Clyde Ross and grew up in Haines City FL. He served as a corpsman in the US Navy 1958 - 1978, did three tours in Vietnam, retiring as Chief Petty Officer. Doug loved fishing and became a tour guide with Florida Bass Federation. He was a member of Moose Lodge 5 and AMVETS Post 61 both of Louisville KY.
Doug is survived by his wife of 25 years Sherida Walls Butler; daughters Bonnie Wilde (Rick) and Patricia Meyer (Jeff); sons Jonathon Butler (Travis) and Shane Price (Christy); sisters Lois Gonsalves, Merle Hancock, and Betty Mendenhall; seven grandchildren, six greatgrandchildren, and many family members who all loved him dearly. He will be greatly missed.
Doug was preceded in death by his parents Eunice and Clyde Ross, brother Lucious Butler, son Timothy Butler, and grandparents Bell and John Glass.
Celebration of Life will be held at Moose Lodge 5, Louisville KY on Saturday, July 24 2021, at 2:00 PM with Pastor Dave Cordrey of Life Bridge Christian Church officiating. Friends and family are invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions sent to: Moose Lodge 5, 4615 Fegenbush Lane, Louisville KY 40228 or AMVETS Post 61, 9405 Smyrna Pkwy, Louisville KY 40229
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Published by Courier-Journal from Jul. 16 to Jul. 18, 2021.