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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Gary Butts

Gary Butts

Thursday, August 16th, 1945 Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

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Obituary for Gary Lee Butts

Gary Lee Butts, 74, of Hedgesville, WV passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at his residence.

Born August 16, 1945 in Martinsburg, WV, he was the son of the late Frank Butts and Beulah Gant Butts.

Gary worked 23 years at Perfection Garment. He owned and operated G&E Excavating and G&E Mobile Home Park with his wife. He had a passion for farming with his very close friends Jr. and Peewee by his side in the field. He was an avid hunter and passed his skills onto the next generation. He spent many hours riding on his gator throughout the farms. He loved spending time with his grandkids and teaching them his skills and knowledge. He also assisted in building Back Creek Valley Fire Department where he was a volunteer. He was a kind, loving, hard working man who loved his family very much. Gary fought lung cancer for 9 months before passing.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ella M. Butts; two children, Kristie Parrill and son-in-law Tim, and Cynthia Linaburg; mother-in-law, Ruth Ashton; four grandchildren, Kailee Parrill, Tanner Parrill, Daniel Linaburg, Brittany Noll; one great grandchild, Makenna Barker; two sisters, Brenda Elkins and husband Earl and Joyce Johnson; his adopted family, Marty, Seth, Cheyenne, and Gage Dehaven; and very close friends, Jr., and Martha Wanger, and Charles and Joyce Moore.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Timothy Butts; one sister, Linda Dugan; and father-in-law, Paul Ashton.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the chapel with Tom Snyder officiating.

Interment will be at Central Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lung Cancer Foundation of America, lcfamerica.org or St. Jude’s www.stjude.org.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    South Berkeley Chapel
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
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    Thursday, December 5th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 11:00am
    South Berkeley Chapel
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
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    Friday, December 6th, 2019
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Tom Snyder
  • Interment

    Central Chapel Cemetery
    2546 Back Creek Valley Road
    HEDGESVILLE, WV
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Ann Marie Jennelle

The Valley will never be the same!
I will always remember Mr. Butts fondly. Every time I saw him he would get after me for not calling him Gary. But, he was always such a gentleman toward me, not to mention a lot older, that calling him Mr. Butts seemed more appropriate! I felt that he deserved this title of my respect. He was the first friend that I met when I moved here to the valley about 21 years ago, as it was Mr. Butts that I hired to excavate our property. Although I can't say that I knew Mr. Butts well, for the last couple of decades he has been a regular and welcomed part of my scenery; as I would throw up my and wave at him on my way up the mountain or, greet him with a smile and exchange pleasantries when I saw him up at the store. Indeed, he served our community well with his kind friendly ways. His presence will be greatly missed.

So here you go Sir!
Rest in Peace Gary!
It was MY pleasure to know you Sir!!!

My love and deepest sympathies are with the Butts family at your time of great loss!






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Stephanie and Jason Harrison

So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with everyone during this difficult time.
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Ellie and Children,
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Gary. I have fond memories of him when i was growning up. When dad(Sonny Stickles) and Gary would be working together.
Know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.
God Bless
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