Bobby Butler (1945-2017)

December 03, 2017

Services for Mr. Bobby Leb Butler, 72, of Grand Saline, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at Bartley Funeral Home with Todd Turner officiating.

Interment will follow in Creagleville Cemetery.

Mr. Butler passed away November 25, 2017, in a Tyler hospice facility. He was born October 31, 1945 in Grand Saline to Leb & Dorthy Hays Butler. He graduated from H. Grady Spruce High School, Class of 1964, in Dallas. He spent most of his life in Fruitvale and Grand Saline where he attended Roundflat Pentecostal Church and worked in construction. He was preceded in death by his parents and beloved Essie Duckworth Butler.

Survivors include two daughters, Sylvia Calderon of Tyler and Jennifer Osborn of Grand Saline; step-son, Allan Duckworth of Grand Saline; two sisters, Patsy Smith of Parachute, CO and Billie Turner of Wills Point; six grandchildren, Jessica Payne, Amanda Tabraham, Adam Tabraham, Derrik Halbert and Megan Coberly Green; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Derrik Halbert, Allan Duckworth, Bo Ruth, Gerald Denton, Leslie Hall and Todd Turner.

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.