Kenneth Ray Butler, 83, of Merit, died Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Farmersville Health and Rehabilitation. Graveside services will be 2:00 PM, Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Merit Cemetery with Rev. Samuel Glenn officiating. Visitation will be 8:00 Am to 5:00 PM, Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
Mr. Butler was born in Greenville, Texas on August 4,
1936. He was the son of T. T. (Tim)
Butler and Maudie Melverda Allen Butler.
He married Genelle Kuykendall on June 20, 1954 at Floyd Baptist Church. He owned and operated Kenneth Butler
Foundation Repair in Greenville.
Survivors include his wife, Genelle Butler; son,
Lyndel Butler and wife Tammy; daughter, Janis Neal; brothers, Don Butler and
wife Beryl and Bobby Butler and wife Sharon; grandchildren, Jason Campbell and
wife Trena, Tawnya White and husband Corey, Stephanie Allard, Megan Gunnels and
husband Casey; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Lyndel Butler, Jason Campbell, Eli
Gunnels, Dwayne Adams, Donnie Brown, Tim Butler, Bobby Butler, Calem White and
Kyton White. Honorary pallbearers will
be Dwayne Patterson and Don Butler.
We are requesting that you limit the size of the
gathering during the viewing due to concerns regarding the current health
crisis. Please feel free to come and pay
your respects but limit your contact with others as per recommended guidelines
from the CDC.