Joseph Marion “Joe” Butts, 89, of Wilmington, Ohio died 2:05 AM, Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Clinton Memorial Hospital. He was born May 5, 1930 in Morrow, Ohio to James Marion and Cora Mildred Storer Butts.
Joe, a member of the Wilmington Church of the Nazarene, was a 1949 Wilmington High School graduate, an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and was retired from Cincinnati Milacron.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Marie Williams Butts, whom he married December 24, 1954; sons, Bruce (Mary Lee) Butts of The Villages, FL, Carl Butts of Wilmington; daughter, Beverly (Jim) Reiley of Greenfield, OH; grandchildren, Christina (Jim) Gregory, Matthew (Norma) Butts, Michael (Shannon) Butts; great-grandchildren, Ashley Marquardt, Cierra Marquardt, Jayden Gregory, Erin Cooney, and Corbin Butts.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson David Butts.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Monday, February 3, 2020 at the Wilmington Church of the Nazarene, 2193 Wayne Road, Wilmington, OH 45177. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the church with Pastor Rodney Walley and Pastor Bobby Hooper officiating. Burial will follow in Clinton Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s memory to the Wilmington Church of the Nazarene, 2193 Wayne Road, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.
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Wilmington Church of the Nazarene
2193 Wayne Road, Wilmington OH 45177