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William Arthur Butler

William Arthur Butler
William Arthur Butler
- July 25, 2017

William Arthur Butler, 74 of Lead SD peacefully went to rest with our Lord in Heaven on Sunday July 23, 2017, at his home in Lead.

William was born in Michigan to Ralph and Alice Butler on March 23rd, 1943. During his childhood his family moved to Ohio where he graduated high school. He joined the Marine Corp and served from 1962 until 1966. He married his beloved wife Deanna and had four wonderful children. After moving to Lead SD he worked at American Colloid as an Electrician until his retirement in 2009. William spend his retirement visiting his children, grandchildren, golfing and fishing.

While working for American Colloid, William also earned his black belt in Tae kwon do. After earning his belt achievement he began teaching Tae kwon do, for a short time. He also loved wood working, playing guitar, fishing, golfing.

William is survived by his wife Deanna Butler; his children and children in laws, Yvette and Brad Dobson, Lisa and Chris Sjomeling, William Jr and Connie Butler and Wendy and Paul Maroney; grandchildren, Korrie Webb, Bj Morrison, Johnathan Braddock, Kyle Webb, Preston Morrison, Tryston Butler, Paige Maroney, Tallen Morrison, Micah Dobson, Madison Butler, Brie’el Maroney, Kristen Dobson; great-grandchildren, Taytum Dobson, Brianna Dobson, Swayzie Hall, Jaxson Morrison, Dakota Morrison, Kaden Dobson, Brynlee Faus, Essmae Werking; sisters, Gladys Girardot of Liberty Center OH and Jessie Malosh of Lake City Michigan. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Alice Butler; sisters, Mary Alice Borer, Lousia May “Dolly” Lubinski and brother, Henry Paul Butler.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday July 27th 2017 at the Lead-Deadwood Funeral Chapel in Lead followed by the burial service at Black Hills National Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of the Lead-Deadwood Memorial Chapel in Lead. Online condolences may be written at www.fidler-isburgfuneralchapels.com

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