Thomas Christopher Butler

March 6, 1969 - July 7, 2012
Thomas Christopher Butler

Thomas Christopher Butler, 43, of Leland, NC passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012 at his home in Leland, North Carolina.

Chris is survived by his parents Thomas M. and Mary A. Butler and sister Wanda B. Leggett. In addition to his parents and sister he is survived by his wife Wendy Bryant Butler, son Christopher Colton Butler, and step-children Kelly Bryant, Joseph, Grayson, and Benjamin Denman all of the home.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Leland NC. Interment will follow at Nelson Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

The following will serve as pall bearers: Paul Allen, David Brock, Donnie Burckhalter, Alan Head, Gerald Leggett, Billy Lewis, Dean Rathburn, and Chris Yaun.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to The Boy Scouts of America- Cub Scout Pack 705, 110 Longstreet Dr, Wilmington, NC, 28451.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • July 09, 2012
    Robin Anderson says:
    I'm sorry to hear about Chris' passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family.

  • July 09, 2012
    Cindy & Allen Smith says:
    So sorry to hear of Chris' passing. Our prayers are with the family and most especially Wendy and the kids. We love you!

  • July 10, 2012
    Jane Crowder says:
    Please let me know if there is anything I can do. We will continue to pray for your family during this difficult time. John and Jane Crowder

  • July 10, 2012
    Dee Lorenzetti & Russ Cline says:
    We're so sad to hear of your loss. Chris will be truly missed. Wishing you all love and strength in this very difficult time. Thoughts and prayers for you Wendy and the whole family.

  • July 10, 2012
    Mornin Townsend says:
    Mrs. Mary and Wendy, My thoughts are with you at this time. Chris was blessed to have you both as a part of his short time here, and I am blessed to have known him as a family friend. His smile and fun personality will be missed.