On July 31, 2015, while at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Lee Otis Butler Jr., 76, of Sparta, made his final journey to be with the Lord.
He was born June 7, 1939, in Lamar County, Barnesville, Georgia, the son of Lee Otis Butler Sr. and Gladys Keadle Butler.
Mr. Butler served his country in U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force and was a Master Mason. He attended Central Church of Christ.
Survivors include his loving wife, Patricia (Patty) Butler of Sparta; children, Darlene Nealey-Hickman and husband Jeff, Brent Nealey and wife April, Robbin Butler-Glass, Rae Butler-Herndon and husband Richard, Lee O. (Trey) Butler, III and wife Jacquelyn; siblings, Ann Butler Harden and husband Jack; and grandchildren, Michael Nealey, Kyle Brown, Eric Glass, Cori Brown Strickland, Alicia Nealey, Brittany Herndon, Matthew Levi Herndon, Trevor Evans, Gracie Butler, Emma Cooper and Beckett Butler.
Memorial services will be in Barnesville, Georgia.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.