Born: November 14, 1910 Valley Mills, Bosque County, Texas
Died: January 24, 1996 Waco, McLennan County, Texas
His parents were William Lafayette Butler and Annie Mae Gooch.
Claude Kenneth Butler (1929 – 1999)
Claude Crues (Bill) Butler, 85, of Waco, a former owner of Butler Wholesale Clothing, died Wednesday at a local hospital.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Wilkirson-Hatch Funeral Home Chapel, with Chaplain Curtis Holland officiating. Burial will be at China Spring Cemetery.
Mr. Butler was born Nov. 14, 1910 in Valley Mills, where he was reared. He married Hazel O. Cunningham of China Spring on Aug. 18, 1928, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 15, 1986. He moved to Waco after his marriage.
Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Braham of Arlington; two sons, C.K. (Ted) Butler of Waco and R.K. (Bob) Butler of Lorena; a sister, Muriel Darwin of Waco; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.