Thomas L. "Tom" Butler Jr., 47, of Marshall, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, at his home, where he was cared for by his family and Crossroads Hospice.
Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church in Marshall, with a visitation from 4 p.m. until time of the service at the church. The family requests no flowers and suggests memorials to a charity of your choice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Sept. 12, 1962, in Marshall, he was the son of Thomas L. Butler and Joyce Kennedy Butler, who survive of Marshall. On Sept. 27, 1986, he married Leslie R. Richardson, who survives of the home. He lived in Saline County his entire life, where he was a 1980 graduate of Marshall High School. His entire life was spent in the building trades industry, from working at his dad's lumber yard to new construction. He was an active member of First Presbyterian Church, where he served on numerous committees and boards.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by one daughter, Olivia Lee Butler of the home; one son, Thomas Patrick Butler of the home; two sisters, Jane Ellen "Jeb" Vardiman and husband, Chuck, of Fair Grove and Niki D. Surber of Marshall; and one niece, Jennifer Surber of Houston, Texas.
Additional information provided per family recompense.