Eugene Earl Butts Sr.

Eugene Earl Butts, Sr, passed away January 29, 2016. He was born December 22, 1927 in Clay County, the son of John Ray Butt and Goldie Winn Butt. He graduated from Staunton High School and last worked in maintenance at the Clay County Health Center.
On June 10, 1950 he was united in marriage to Rebecca Parrish Butts, she survives.
He served as President of the Brazil Eagles Lodge for over 20 years. He was known in the Staunton area riding his 3-wheel bicycle and he always enjoyed visiting with folks.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother Everett Butt and one sister Margaret Meyers; two sons, “Butch” Eugene Butts, Jr. and Mike Butts; great-grandson, Kaleb Standley Borders.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Becky Butts; their children, Patty Standley and husband Ron of Brazil, and Karen Dean of Staunton; grandchildren, John Crafton, Jr, Sandy Crafton Clark (John), Clyde Dean Jr. (Nikki), Phillip Butts (Allison), Chevy Ray Butts (Jennifer), Ronni Standley (Thomas Borders); great-grandchildren, Chevelle Butts, Chevy Butts, Jr, Kyle Crafton, Kaitlyn Crafton, Karson Butts, Keaton Butts, Leah Borders, Jazzy Borders and “Chloe”; brothers and sisters, Phillip Butt (Nancy), Don Butt (Mary), Elsie Wheat, George Butt, Barbara Burk (Gary), Judy Rice (Bill), John Butt; daughter in law, Toni Bullock; many nieces and nephews and extended family.
At his request cremation was chosen and there will be no service at this time. Burial will follow at a later date at Rhule Cemetery. Post a note of condolence at www.frenchfuneralhome.com