Funeral services for Joe Butler were held Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating was Rev. Frank DeLoach.
Interment followed at Fellowship Cemetery in Dubberly. The family received friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Joe was born April 3, 1924 in Dubberly and entered into rest Sept. 19, 2013 in Shreveport. He served his country in the United States Army-Air Corp during World War II in Europe. Joe was mayor of Dubberly for 16 years.
His parents, Loma and Elizabeth Boyet Butler; brothers, Noel Howard Butler, Hershell Butler and Herman Butler preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie Butler of Dubberly; son, Joe (Joey) Brunson Butler of Benton; daughter, Jan Butler Riser and husband, Ted of Sibley; grandson, Larkin Riser of Bossier City; brother, Jack Cousson and wife, Mabel of Bossier City; sisters-in-law, Martha Russell of Heflin and Faye Harrison and husband, Jack of Hall Summit.
Pallbearers were Hewitt White, Jeff Reynolds, Mike Moore, Jimmy Perryman, Keith Harrison, Tommy Russell and Ron Deluise.