Gerald "Jerry" Butcher Sr, 60, of Clay, entered into rest Saturday, June 20, 2009.
Born July 14, 1948 in Charleston, WV, He was the son of the late Howard and Vida (Samples) Butcher. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his father-in-law James Roop Jr.; and brother Russell Butcher.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 41 years, Dorothy Butcher of Clay, children and their spouses daughter, JoAnn and Tracy Metheney of Ovapa, sons, Gerald "Butch" Jr. and Riki Lynn Butcher of Valley Fork, James and LaVon Butcher of Fayetteville, Richard Butcher and Matthew Butcher both of Clay, brothers, David Butcher and wife Jo of Oak Hill, Jason Butcher of Iowa, mother -in-law Dahlia Roop of Clay, grandchildren Nikki and Kacey Butcher both of Valley Fork, Hannah M Butcher, Hannah L. Baker (Butcher), Deborah M. Butcher and Mary Beth Widdowson (Butcher) all of Fayetteville, Emilee and Ashlee Butcher both of Clay. Gabriellen and Julianna Metheney both of Ovapa, and Temmeria Nicholas of Clay.
Memorial service will be held Friday, June 26, 2009 at 8:30 P.M. at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Minister David Walker.
Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.
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