September 27, 1938 - December 30, 2018
Freeman Joe Butcher, age 80 years, a resident of Elkins, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at his home. He was born September 27, 1938 at Beverly, the son of the late James Elmer Butcher and the late Bernice Goddard Butcher. He is survived by his longtime companion, Mary Everhart of Elkins, one daughter, Sharon Butcher Howell and husband Mark of Elkins, one granddaughter, Katelyn Wood, two grandsons, Jacob Vandevender and Brody Howell. Also surviving are two sisters, Elaine Yeatts and companion Ken of Dinwiddie, VA and Ruby Lewis and husband Herb of Dinwiddie, VA, three sisters-in-law, Reta Butcher of Belington, Joyce Butcher of Colonial Heights, VA and Karen Butcher of Beverly, and one brother-in-law, Jim Clark of Georgia. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Also preceding him in death were five brothers, Sherwood, Bruce, Richard, Robert and Elmer Butcher and three sisters, Thelma Knippenburg, Margaret Clark and Rebecca Kalar. Joe was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He was employed at Colonial Court Service Station of Elkins from January of 1962 until his retirement December of 2003. He was a past member of the Eagles Club of Elkins and a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. He was an avid gardener. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman with Pastor Hal Boehm officiating. Presentation of the American Flag will be made by members of HW Daniels Post 29 American Legion. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Randolph County Homeless Shelter, 938 South Davis Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Freeman Joe Butcher. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
Freeman Joe Butcher, age 80 years, a resident of Elkins, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at his home. He was born September 27, 1938 at Beverly, the son of the late James Elmer Butcher and the late Bernice Goddard Butcher. He is survived... View Obituary & Service Information
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