Gary Wayne Butler, 70, of Snidow Ferry Road, Pembroke, departed this life Monday morning, October 26, 2015, at Carilion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg. Born in Mercer County, West Virginia on February 13, 1945 he was a son of the late Hubert Alexander and Manola Ruth Long Butler. Gary was retired from the Celanese Plant at Narrows, had completed two years of college, and was a veteran of the U S Army serving in Viet Nam. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Rhett Butler.
He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife Mary Sanders Butler; his son and daughter-in-law Patrick W. and Kourtney Butler of Charlotte, NC; his daughter Marilyn D. Butler of Pearisburg; a special nephew Stephen D. Sanders; his nieces Laura Collins and Erica Butler and his nephew Rhett Butler; and his father and mother-in-law Daniel and Beulah B. Sanders of Pembroke.
Memorial services will be conducted Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 2:00 pm, in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Gary Poff and Pastor Charles Doyle officiating. Military honors will be rendered by local American Legion, VFW, and National Guard Units. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.