Charles Douglas Butler, 83, of Grandfalls/Imperial, passed away on March 25, 2018 at the Imperial Reservoir.
Charles was born in Knott, Texas to Charlie H and Josephine Susan Day Butler on November 10, 1934. The 4th child and only boy Charles had 7 sisters. Charles married Eda Louise Siebenhor Butler on November 12, 1956. Charles worked on the farm and in the oil field and still found time in his last 30 years to proudly operate the Imperial Reservoir.
Charles is preceded in death by his wife, Louise Butler, parents Charlie H. and Josephine Butler, sisters Lillian Butler, Betty Chipman, Velma Gamel, and his great granddaughter Kaylee York.
Charles is survived by his daughters Charleen Janell Butler York and husband Mike York, of Grandfalls, and Sharon Lynn Butler Sparks and husband Dale Sparks, of Odessa. His sisters, Berniece McLerran, Gay DeWald and husband Tommy DeWald, Sue Konieczka, and Ann Flournoy. His grandchildren, Charles Michael York, Robert Louis York, Edward Lee Sparks, and Basil Douglas Sparks. His great grandchildren, Katelynne Shian Pruitt, Robert Douglas York, Sierra Michelle York, Kegan Daniel York, Zoey Irene York, Connor Michael York, Alliyah Lynn York, Brent William York, and Lily Love York, and he also had a great great grandchild on the way. And numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Charles’ family would like to thank Dr.Thoung of Monahans, Charles’ nurse Donna who aided him for several years and treated him like family, and First Baptist Church of Monahans and their staff for their hospitality.
Viewing will be Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., Family Visitation will be at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Harkey Funeral Home Chapel with John- David Culbertson officiating. Burial will follow at Tamarisk Cemetery in Grandfalls, TX.
Services are under the direction of Harkey Funeral Home. Visit our website harkeyfunerals.com to sign the guestbook or leave a personal note for the family.
We are saddened to hear about Uncle Charles. Sure wish that we could be there with everyone. The family is in our prayers.
Wanda and Bobby PearcePlano, TX
So sorry to hear about Charles. He was such a joyful person. And full of stories to tell. R.I.P Charles
David & lori allenSan Antonio, TX
Keeping each of you close in thought and prayer.
Janet SnedegarOdessa, TX
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Mr. Butler. He will be greatly missed. Your family is in our prayers.
David, Sissy, Tristyn KingImperial, TX
To the family our heart and prayers go out to each and everyone of you, Charles will be missed but never forgotten! We have so many fond memories of him and Louise visiting us. We pray that you'll find peace! God bless you all. Love James and Kay. ❤️
James and Kay AllenSan Antonio, TX
So sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed the times we spent with him . Your dad was a kind , loving man and will be greatly missed. Love and prayers to all.
Dale & Nancy AllenVon ormy, TX
Charleen & family, Sharon & Family, We are so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sorry we won't be able to make it, but we will be with you all in spirit. Go Rest High on that Mountain Charles with your love Louise.
Diana Allen/Bettye SteelmanSan Antonio, TX
Thoughts and prayers and lots of love to your family.
He will be missed, but’s he’s in the Lords loving arms now. Rest In Peace.
Ginger and AllenBogue Chitto, MS
So sorry to hear about what happened to Charleen's dad. Love y'all.
Susan BowmanFort Worth, TX
You are all in my thoughts, my heart, and my prayers. Cousin Charles was one-of-a kind-be sorely missed and everyone he knew and met was a gift of a lifetime friendship. Love you All
Carol KennedyCanyon, TX
Daddy I miss you! You will forever be in all our hearts.
Charleen and Mike YorkGrandfalls, TX
Our deepest sympathy! We're so sorry for your loss and your in our prayers!
Mike Mullins and familyGrandfalls, TX
Sending loving thoughts and prayers. Uncle Charles was a favorite Uncle and will be greatly missed.
Jane NathoHumble, TX