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Kenneth Butner, age 49, of the Crabtree Community in Spruce Pine, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at the North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.
Born on January 4, 1962 in Mitchell County, he was the son of Ed and Shirley Letterman Butner. He was employed by Tri-County Stone Company of Spruce Pine and was a member of the Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church. He showed compassion to animals of all kinds and also had an unconditional love for his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents; Milt and Hattie Letterman and his paternal grandparents; Earl and Coy Butner.
The funeral services for Kenneth Butner will be conducted on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 12:00 noon in the Grindstaff Memorial Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev’s. Dallas Renfro, Wayne Braswell, and Darrin Waldroup officiating. Interment will be in the Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00 am until the service hour in the funeral home chapel.
Kenneth Butner is survived by his parents; Ed and Shirley Letterman Butner of Spruce Pine; sisters; Sheila McClellan and husband, Keith of Spruce Pine; Trish Waldroup and husband, Ken of Spruce Pine; and Lisa Butner of Spruce Pine; special family friend; Misty Arrowood of Spruce Pine; several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to, Mitchell County Animal Shelter in honor of the life of, Kenneth Butner.
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