Harvey “Bo” Hunter Butler, Jr., age 67 of Laurinburg passed away to his Heavenly home on Monday, March 26, 2018.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. Dr. Terry Hunt. A private interment will be at a later date
Bo, the only son of Eliza Pat McMillan Butler and the late Harvey Hunter Butler, Sr., was born May 24, 1950 in Sylva, North Carolina. He proudly served his country in the National Guard. He was known as a true business man, the owner and operator of The Plaid Piper, Butler Mini Storage and Butler Camping Center. He also worked alongside his father in his business, The Butler Tractor Company. Bo served his community as a former Laurinburg Councilman and Mayor Pro Temp from 1993 until 2002. He served as a Board member of the Laurinburg Housing Authority and former Chairman of the Laurinburg Tourism Development Authority. In honor of his service, he was a recipient of The Jaycee Distinguished Service Award.
He faithfully served as an active member of the First United Methodist Church. Bo loved traveling to his cabin in the mountains, fishing, going to the beach and shark fishing. His greatest joy was sharing time with his family and many special friends.
Surviving are his loving wife, Nancy Barbour Butler of their home in Laurinburg; sons, Hunter McMillan Butler and wife Melanie of Cary, NC and William “Will” Davis Butler of Bryson City, NC; his grandchildren, Harrison Davis Butler and Amelia Gray Butler; mother, Eliza Pat Butler of Laurinburg; two sisters, Katherine Butler Mabe and husband Ken of Southport, NC, Evelyn Phillips Butler Hallan and husband Jay of Durham, NC. He also leaves behind and a host of loving family and many friends.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27th at Richard Boles Funeral Service.
The family requests in lieu of flowers for memorial donations to be given to the First United Methodist Church, 101 West Church Street, Laurinburg, NC 28352 or Boy Scout Troop 447 at the First United Methodist Church 101 West Church Street, Laurinburg, NC 28352.
Richard Boles Funeral Services
Tuesday March 27th, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
13640 Andrew Jackson Hwy.
Laurinburg, NC 28352
First United Methodist Church
Wednesday March 28th, 2018
101 West Church Street
Laurinburg , NC 28352
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Our sincere condolences, thoughts, and prayers are with Nancy and the family.
Submitted by Lindsay and Phyllis Laviner on Apr 1 2018 08:48:33 PM
Nancy, Miss Pat, Katherine, Evelyn.....so sorry for your loss. I miss not being there to be able to tell you how much Bo and all of you meant to all of us. We had some awesome memories growing up and shared many fun times together. Know we love you. Ellen Forde Humphries
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Nancy, I am so sorry to hear about Bo. Andrew called me tonight. Please convey my heartfelt sympathy to Hunter and Will. My family spent some wonderful times with y'all. I love you and will be praying for GOD'S grace to see you through.
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Words cannot convey the depth of our sorrow at Bo's passing. We cherish the time we spent with Bo and Nancy when they visited here. They joined us many Sundays at our church in Bryson City. Our hearts go out to the entire family and especially to Nancy and Will.
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