Robert Lee Butler

September 3, 1933 ~ March 2, 2020 (age 86)

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Columbia, SC: Mr. Robert Lee Butler, 86, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 at his home.

He was born in Saluda, SC, son of the late Booker T. and Mary Gaines Butler. He joined Mt. Enon Baptist Church at an early age. He received his education in the public schools of Saluda, SC. 

Leaving South Carolina in 1951 going to Norristown, PA, where he worked for hospital  for one year and after that he got a job working for Food Fair Market where remained and retired after 30 years of service.

In 1955, he met and married Mary A. Lyles of Norristown and from that union were born Robert L. Butler, Jr., Victor Butler, Laverne Butler and Leonard H. Butler.

After remarriage in 1978 to Janis G. Moore-Butler with her son Jeraldo S. Butler. he moved to Exton, PA stayed there for 10 years and moved to South Carolina 1988.

Left to mourn his passing; his devoted wife, Janis E. Butler of the home; sons Robert L. Butler, Jr., and Victor Butler of Los Angeles, CA (Leonard H. Butler - Deceased); daughter, Laverne Butler of Milwaukee;  step-son, Jeraldo S.Butler of Columbia, SC; brother, Leroy Butler of Norristown, PA; and a host of other relatives and sorrowing friends.

The family is at the home, 5941 Chesnee Drive, Columbia, SC.

Butler and Sons Funeral Home is assisting the Butler Family.  

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March 6, 2020

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Butler and Sons Funeral Home Chapel
306 N. Bouknight Ferry Raod
Saluda, South Carolina 29138

Celebration of Life
March 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt. Enon Baptist Church
377 Mt. Enon Church Road
Saluda, SC 29138


Mt. Enon Baptist Church
377 Mt. Enon Church Road
Saluda, SC 29138

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