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 10, 2012
    Eddie & Debbie McCafferty says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. Chris was always such a fun and happy person to be around. He will be truly missed.

  • July 10, 2012
    Marilyn Franks says:
    My sincere sympathy to you and your family. God has a way of carrying us thru life's toughest trials. Trust me, he's got you and your family surrounded in his love. May he bless and keep you always. Love, Marilyn

  • July 09, 2012
    Autumn and Dennis Johnson says:
    Wendy, I was so saddened to hear the news of your husband's passing. You and the kids are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength during this time of loss and sorrow....

  • July 10, 2012
    Janice Brown says:
    My prayers goes out to the family of Chris Butler. May God bless you and keep you in this time of need.

  • July 11, 2012
    Kim Brock says:
    Mary, I am so sorry to hear about Chris,I will keep you and the family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.