Address: Murphy Road - the Crabtree Community
Date of Death: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Edd Butner of Murphy Road, the Crabtree community died Tuesday, June 10th at the St. Joseph’s campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville.
Born on September 6, 1938 in Yancey County, he was the son of the late John Earl and Coyie Murphy Butner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son; Kenneth Butner, brothers; Earl, Jr., Carl, Billy, Lee, Cecil, Homer, and Johnnie Butner and his sister, Lillie Mae Letterman.
Edd was a member of the Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church. He was the owner & operator of Tri-County Stone for forty-five years. He enjoyed his work and his family. During the Christmas season he helped to take care of the needs of widows and widowers. He loved his dog, ‘Sparkie’.
Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Shirley Letterman Butner of the home; his daughters; Shelia McClellan and husband, Keith of Spruce Pine, Trish Waldroup and husband, Ken of Spruce Pine, Lisa Butner of Spruce Pine and special friend, Misty Arrowood of Spruce Pine; his grandchildren; Brandy and husband, Cody; Rebecca and husband, Chad; Laura and husband, Thomas; Adam; and Josh; his great grandchildren; Peyton, Zion, and Easton; and his brother; Ralph Butner of Burnsville.
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Mr. Edd Butner at 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with Doug Willis, Rev. J.C. Letterman, and Rev. Fred Proctor officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11:00 am on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. A time to receive friends and share memories and support the family will be from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home.
Flowers will be accepted and appreciated.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to the website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Edd Butner’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Butner family.