Butler, Jack H

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Butler, Jack H 09/22/1929-09/13/2012 age 82

After a long and courageous battle with multiple health issues, Jack went to be in the loving arms of his Heavenly Father.

Preceded in death by his parents Vern and Mary Butler,  brother Vern "Bud" Butler, two sons Mike and Tim Sasser Sr.

Survived by his loving wife of 33 yrs Lorene Butler, son Bob Rheinfeldt and wife Andrea, son Gary Rheinfeldt and wife Melinda, daughter Cindy Taylor and husband Steven. Grandchildren Joshua, Alexis, Raeanna, Mason, and Elora. Grandchildren from his son Tim are: Tim Sasser Jr and wife Kathy, Jon and wife Brianne, Jenny Gonzalez and husband Jody, Stacy Sasser, and 9 great grandchildren.

Originally from St. Louis, Mo, Jack set sail into the world to accomplish many things: He served in the U.S Airforce during the Korean War with rank of Pvt 1st class from 1950-1953. He then worked as an X-ray technician. Jack was also featured in the 1960's issue of Life Magazine and in the hardback book edition of Life: WW2, He then worked as a building maintenance supervisor and later started his own business as a "Jack" of all trades for Butler home repair.

Jack also served as a county Service Officer for the LaSalle County V.A. and as Post Commander for The American Legion Post # 409 in Cotulla, Tx before settling in Cross Roads, Tx.

Jack loved life and lived it to the fullest. He loved his family and friends deeply and will be sorely missed by many. He will always be remembered for his warm smile and humorous heart.

Visitation for family and friends will be at Denton Funeral Home and Cremation located at 120 S. Carroll Blvd in Denton, Tx 76201 from 5-7pm with a Memorial Service immediately to follow on Monday, 09/17/12. Services under the direction of Denton Funeral Home & Cremation Services.


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