William Gordon Butts, 71, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Northside Baptist Church with Dr. Jerry Pickard and Dr. Brandon Furr officiating. Burial will follow at Baldwin Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Butts was a native and lifelong resident of Milledgeville and he was a graduate of GMC and Truett-McConnell Jr. College. He was retired from Windstream Communications with more than 36 years of service. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Henry Grady and Mary Posey Butts. Mr. Butts was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of Northside Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Butts; two daughters, Yvonne Thompson (Randy), Dana Butts; a stepdaughter, Donna Hobbs (Stan); stepson, Al Mitcham (Tara); sister, Wenona Adams (Joel); grandchildren, Makayla, Tripp, Dena (Phillip), Michelle, Cameron, Gracie, Tyler and Logan; two great-grandchildren, Caylin and Suzie Kate, all of Milledgeville; and a niece, Melinda Davis (Randy) of Gordon.
The family will receive friends Monday from 6 p.m. until 8 at Moores Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Northside Baptist Church Building Fund or to Baseball Ministries, 1001 N. Jefferson St. Milledgeville, Ga. 31061.
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Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.