Marvin M. Butler
Published 9:22 am Sunday, October 1, 2023
FRANKLIN – Marvin Minton Butler, 91, passed away Sept. 28, 2023, in Accordius Health at Courtland. Born in Isle of Wight County, he was a son of the late Samuel Opherell Butler and Eulalah Minton Butler. He was also predeceased by two brothers, W. Lester Butler and Sam O Butler Jr.
Marvin was a 1953 graduate of Carrsville High Schoo
l and a retired shipping clerk for the lumber division of International Paper with 45 years of service. He was a former Black Creek Ruritan and a member of Black Creek Baptist Church.
He was a very witty person who enjoyed fishing, bowling, softball and he loved Dr. Pepper.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 62 years, Edna Newsom Butler; a son, Ronald Marvin Butler (Bonnie) of Franklin; two grandchildren, Kendall Butler (Allison) and Cole Butler and a special cousin, Charles Butler.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3 in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Inman officiating. Burial will follow in Southampton Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Monday in the funeral home and suggests that memorial donations be made to Black Creek Baptist Church. A reception will be held following the burial at Black Creek Baptist Church.