LTC Gary "Gr" R Butler was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/02/2019 at the age of 74.3
Sun City Center, FL
Flight Classes 68-12 and 68-18
Date of Birth 09/13/1944
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with A/501 AVN in 65-66, 155 AHC in 68-69, USNS CORP CHRISTI in 71-72
Call signs in Vietnam WRECKER, STAGECOACH
This information was provided by Les Davison

More detail on this person: On January 2, 2019, G.R. Butler passed away at the age of 74. He was the beloved husband of Linda Butler; loving father of Megan Cassidy (Kevin) and Brett Butler (Christine); cherished grandfather of Victoria (2) and Blake Cassidy (9 mos.), and Avett Butler (4 mos.). Mr. Butler retired from the United States Army in 1989 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He continued to work for contractors of the Department of Defense for the next 20 years. Mr. Butler was most proud of his accomplished Military Service where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, his loving grandchildren and beating his age on the golf course by shooting a 68 at the age of 72.

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