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Earl Patton Butts

April 29, 1937 May 9, 2018
Earl Patton Butts
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Westminster – Earl Patton Butts, 81, husband of Bertie Taylor Butts, 136 Earl Drive, passed away Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at his residence.

Born in Greenville County, he was the son of the late Rev. Thomas Patton Butts and Bessie Aloe Burton Butts. Mr. Butts was a retired Grading Contractor, was the founding member of the Oconee Hunting and Fishing Club, and a member of Calvary Church of God. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the Clemson Tigers.

Survivors in addition to his wife include his sons, Sammy Butts (Rhonda) and Patton Butts (Cindy); daughters, Cheryl Medlin (Jim), Teresa Smith (Jimmy) and Nancy Smith (Randy); sisters, Eleanor Watson, Ann Smith, Shirley Taylor and Ruth Brackett; and twenty-nine grand and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers, Jim Butts, Rev. Harold Butts and Edward Butts; and sisters, Alpha Butts, Inez Hollingsworth, Veda Buchanon, Vera Purdy and Louise Lewis.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Calvary Church of God. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Sandifer Funeral Home.

The family is at the residence. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Calvary Church of God, 10102 Long Creek Hwy, Westminster, SC 29693. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting

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6:00 PM 5/12/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
Sandifer Funeral Home

512 East Main Street
Westminster, SC 29693

Sandifer Funeral Home
512 East Main Street Westminster 29693 SC
United States





2:00 PM 5/13/2018 2:00:00 PM
Calvary Church of God

10102 Long Creek Hwy
Westminster, SC 29693

Calvary Church of God
10102 Long Creek Hwy Westminster 29693 SC
United States

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Calvary Church of God Cemetery Final Resting Place

10102 Long Creek Hwy.
Westminster, SC 29693

10102 Long Creek Hwy. Westminster 29693 SC
United States

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