COL James T. Butcher was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/26/2011 at the age of 87.5
Sherwood, AR
Date of Birth 09/23/1923
Served in the U.S. Air Force
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN search Aug 2011

More detail on this person: James Thaddeus Butcher, 87, of Sherwood, retired as a colonel from the Air Force, died Saturday, March 26, 2011.

He was a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. After retirement from the military, he was a home builder in Sherwood and North Little Rock.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Kathryn Golden Butcher; and a son, Stephen Maxwell Butcher.

He is survived by three children, Susan Blair and husband Steve of Little Rock, Beth Butcher of North Little Rock, Thad Butcher and wife Kelli of Rogers and Emily Waters and husband Bruce of Sherwood; five grandchildren, Sarah McKelvain, Andrew Blair, Jackson Blair, Zachary Butcher and Erin Butcher; and four great-grandchildren.

A graveside funeral with military honors was held March 31 at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock. The Rev. James Bennett of New Life Church officiated.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Veteran Re-entry program at St. Francis Ministries in Little Rock.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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