William Harvey Butler
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William Harvey Butler, 87, Calvert City, died Thursday, Nov. 1, at his home in Calvert City.

A Gilbertsville native, he was a retired ironworker for Local 782 in Paducah. He was also a member of Calvert City Masonic Lodge #543 for 60 years.

Mr. Butler served in the U.S. Navy and Tennessee National Guard. He was a veteran of World War II.

Surviving are a son, Donald Butler, and daughter, Dava Lynn Butler, both of Calvert City; a brother, Ward R. Butler of Grand Rivers; and a sister, Doris Ellington of Calvert City.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Essie Barrett Butler; his parents, William Hasting Butler and Ivalena Dunn Butler, a brother, Samuel Butler; and sisters Tessie Gordon and Hazel Barrett.

A funeral service was held Sunday, Nov. 4, at Collier Funeral Chapel in Benton with the Rev. Charles Westfall officiating.

Interment with military Hhonors followed in Provine Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to the VFW Post 5739, Calvert City, Ky. or the American Legion Post 144, Gilbertsville, Ky.

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