Malcolm Lee Butler, 95, of Scottsville, died on Friday, August 13, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his children.
He was born on May 10, 1926, in Fluvanna County, a son of the late Samuel Vivian and Mattie Perkins (O’Brien) Butler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Lila Gertrude (Fitzgerald) Butler; three brothers, Forest, Sammy, and Earl Butler; a sister, Juanita Dansey; and a son Wayne Keith Butler.
Mr. Butler served in the U.S. Army from 1950 – 1952 and served in the Korean Conflict. He worked for George Dansey Plumbing and Heating for over 40 years, attended Fox Memorial Baptist Church, loved gardening and birdwatching, sports, and especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He never met a stranger, was the kindest and sweetest soul you will ever meet, and if you knew him, you loved him.
Survivors include a son, Daniel B. Butler and Brenda Mahone of Glen Allen and “Daddy’s Girl” Diane B. and Paul Brantley of Scottsville, daughter-in-law, Terry Butler of Palmyra; loving grandchildren, Keith and Keri Butler, Kim Butler, Candace and John Bell, and Matthew and Amber Brantley, and Madison Mahone; cherished great-grandchildren, Kyle Butler, Kolin Butler, Dillan, Malcolm, and Lila Cobbs, Zachary, Zoey, and Jayce Bevins, Dalaney and Preslee Bell, Owen, Carson and Baby Brantley; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home by the Rev. Randy Golladay. Burial will follow in Scottsville Cemetery. Those attending are encouraged to wear a face covering.
There will be no formal viewing or visitation, however those desiring may pay their respects and sign the register from 12-5:00 pm on Monday, Augusta 16, 2021 at the funeral home.
The family would like to express their thanks to Candace, Paul, Joe Montoya, Cecilia and the Veteran’s Administration staff, Angie, Dan, and Hospice of the Piedmont for their extraordinary care through the years.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy. Charlottesville, VA 22911.
Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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