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Arthur Houston Butler


Arthur Houston Butler, 79, of Shelbyville died Friday, January 15, 2021.

Graveside services will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday, January 17th, at Willow Mount Cemetery, Rev. Ray Armstrong officiating. No visitation prior to service. Family asks that masks be worn and social distancing practiced at the service. Hillcrest Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He was a native of Bedford County; a 22-year veteran of the Shelbyville Fire Department and a member of Fellowship For Christ Church. His job after retirement was fishing every day with his buddies at Lake Bedford.

He was the son of the late Arthur Julius Butler and Edith Elizabeth Jones Butler. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Juanelle Thomas Butler; two sons, George Mitchell (Teresa) Butler, Kevin Chris (Cindy) Butler; step-sons, William Tracey (Phyllis) Guffey, Thomas Shannon (Sandra) Guffey; brother, Dennis Ray (Lee) Butler; sister, Dixie June (John) Hitt; several grandchildren and step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Dean Butler.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Fellowship For Christ Church, 142 Richdale Lane, Shelbyville, TN 37160.