Jalmas J. Butler

August 25, 1922 - November 4, 2011
Jalmas J. Butler


J.J. Butler, 89, of Leland passed away Friday, November 4, 2011 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born on August 25, 1922 in Loris, South Carolina, the son of the late Rufus C. and Laurie C. Butler. J.J. was a retired truck driver.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy B. Butler; three sons, Poe Butler and wife, Lessie, Lloyd Butler and Jean Speight and Michael Butler and wife, Joy; sister, Ernestine of Conway, SC; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held 1 pm Monday, November 7, 2011 at the First Baptist Church of Leland Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at his home.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451 910.383.3511


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  • November 07, 2011
    Donna Leonard says:
    I surely am sorry to hear of Mr. Butler's passing..There are no words that can heal the heart but, you and your family are in my prayers.