Mr. Charles E. Butler, Jr.



Rocky Mount, NC

Charles Edward Butler, Jr., 79 of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 6, 2018.

Charles was born on May 11, 1939, in Washington, D.C. to Doris Mae and Charles Edward Butler, Sr., the older of two children. He was preceded in death by his beloved sister Cecelia “CeCe” Butler Gordon.

He attended public elementary schools in the District of Columbia and was raised in a strong Seventh Day Adventist household. He attended Maryland State University, eventually becoming a Master Carpenter and Electrician and retiring from the University of Maryland.

He is survived by his ex-wife Laura Ann Butler and their three children:Eric Von Butler, Konrad C. Butler,Angela Jean (Butler) Hawkins Rivers. His nephew,Lenworth D.D. Gordon (Yvette); five grandchildren: Asha, Kasi, Jamal, Nia and Vanessa; two great-nephews Xavier and Cyrus; favorite cousin Yvonne Butler; oldest friend Henry “Hank” Clarke and a host of other close relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Eastern Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery, 164 Longs Plant Farm Rd, in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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