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Richard Benjamin Butler Sr.
Sunrise: September 24, 1936
Sunset: June 27, 2014

That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; Philippians 3:10

With sadden hearts and deep regrets the Butler, Johnson, Gordon, Moore, Cooper, and Dukuly  families regret to announce the sudden death of their son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and cousin,  Richard B. Butler Sr., which occurred on Friday,  June 27, 2014 in North Carolina at the Novant Hospital.  He is survived by his loving wife of some 50 years, Janie Johnson Butler; children: James Butler, Richard B. Butler, Jr. (Elenda), Isabella Mappy, Rab Butler, Gaye Czpah, and Thomas Bonimah; mother: Mamie Gordon Butler Cooper; siblings: Andrew Butler, Neh Dukuly Tolbert, Willette Dukuly (Dah), and Mully Dukuly, and an extensive list of loving relatives and friends in the USA, Europe, and Liberia.

Wake Keeping:  Friday, July 25, 7-9PM EST, Saint John’s Episcopal Church, 1623 Carmel Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28226 (704) 366-3034.

Funeral services: 
Saturday July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM at the Saint John’s Episcopal Church 1623 Carmel Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28226 (704) 366-3034.    
Note: With the exception of the immediate family all tributes will be delivered at the wake on Friday night.

Interment: Immediately following the Funeral Services.  Lakeland Memorial Park Cemetery, Monroe, NC. 

Repast: Immediately following Interment.Saint John’s Episcopal Church 1623 Carmel Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28226 (704) 366-3034.

Gaga, Uncledaddy...Richard B, we will always love you and you will be greatly missed. The memories will last forever. Go on Richard B and rest in peace!

Airport of Travel: Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, NC.

Hotels in the area
Charlotte Marriott South Park
2200 Rexford Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
(704) 364-8220

Hampton Inn & Suites Charlotte/South Park
6700 Phillips Place Court
Charlotte, NC 28210
(704) 319-5700

DoubleTree Suites South Park
6300 Morrison Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(704) 364-2400

For more information, please feel free to call:
Janie A. Butler (wife) 704-776-9342
Richard B. Butler, Jr. (Son) 704-256-0181
Isabella Mappy (Daughter) 609-815-9440