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Homer J. Butner, 61, of Spruce Pine passed away Sunday June 6, 2010 at his residence. Born in Yancey County he was a son of the late Earl and Coy Murphy Butner. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by six brothers; Johnny, Lee, Carl, Billy, Cecil and Junior Butner. He loved his family, loved working on cars and loved walking his two dogs Tilley and Spot.
Survivors include his wife of forty one years Gail Fisher Butner of the home, a daughter, Glenda Elkins and husband Brent of Burnsville, a son, Michael Butner of Spruce Pine, a granddaughter; Carrie Duncan and two grandsons; Dillon Duncan and Kaleb Witchi. He is also survived by two brothers; Ed Butner of Spruce Pine and Ralph Butner of Burnsville, a sister; Lillie Mae Letterman of Spruce Pine and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Butner will be conducted at 2:00 pm Thursday June 10, 2010 in the Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church with the Revs. Dallas Renfro and Wayne Braswell officiating. Interment will follow in the Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
Condolences may be e-mailed by going to our website; www.webbfh.com. selecting obituaries, and clicking on the name you wish to view and sign the guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Butner family.