Donald Woodrow Butler of Farmington, Missouri, was born March 10, 1955. In Richwoods, Missouri, a son of the late Francis and Alice (Rulo) Butler. Donald departed this life Monday, May 6, 2019, having reached the age of 64 Years, 1 Month and 26 Days.
Donald was united in marriage to Shirley Thurmond on June 9, 1978, in Hillsboro, Missouri.
Donald is survived by his loving wife Shirley Butler of Farmington, MO, three daughters, Shannon Atkins and husband John of St. Peter, MO, Karen Madison of Potosi, MO, Brittany Butler and friend Brenndan of Farmington, MO, one sister, Christine Stewart of Branson, MO, four brothers, Joe Butler of Richwoods, MO, James Butler and wife Norma of Richwoods, MO, Carl Butler and wife Brenda of Richwoods, MO, Robert Butler and wife Hazel of Richwoods, MO, four grandchildren, Hannah, Ashton, Olivia and Layla. In addition to his parents, Donald was also preceded in death by one sister, Mary Ann Messex and one brother, Francis Butler.
Donald enjoyed gardening, fishing and cooking. He was always ready to watch a NASCAR race. He made special time every day to watch the news at night. He was a dedicated worker to provide for his family. He had a great love for his family and for his animals. Donald was a kind and loving man who will forever be loved and missed.