In Memory

 
BRENHAM - Weldon Butler, 71 of Brenham, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018. Visitation will be from 5:00pm - 7:00pm on Friday, November 16, and a service to celebrate his life will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, November 17, both held at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Lester Weldon Butler was born December 4, 1946 in Midland, Texas to Claude and Ora Nell (Badgett) Butler. Weldon grew up in Goldsmith, Texas with an active family of eight siblings. He graduated from Odessa High School in 1965. He loved drag racing his '56 Ford. In 1966, he entered the Army. Upon honorable discharge, he continued his education and graduated from Odessa College. He trained show horses.

On February 7, 1975, he was married to Suzanne Seed in Lovington, New Mexico. Weldon was family oriented and loved attending family reunions. The family looked forward to fishing trips, camping and water skiing. His grandchildren endured his teasing and enjoyed Reese's candy especially for them. He taught his sons to be tough, to ride dirt bikes and not to be afraid of hard work. He loved kids and animals.

Weldon worked 30 years as operations manager at Basin Acidizing Company in Odessa. Weldon and Suzanne enjoyed antiquing and going to auctions. He enjoyed watching westerns on TV and reading western novels.

He was a spiritual man and loved God, reading and listening to Bible passages. He was a member of Brenham's First Baptist Church and also American Legion Buddy Wright Post 48.

He was preceded in death by parents and brothers Leonard Butler and Darrell Butler. His loving family includes: wife Suzanne Butler; sons and their spouses, James and Tisha Butler of Conroe, Chad and Christin Butler of Midland; honorary son, Otis Shepard of Midland; grandchildren, Taran Butler, Madison Butler, Ginny and James Hicks, Becka Butler, Keely Butler, Gavin Butler, Jake Havercroft and Kirstin Havercroft; siblings, Harold and Margaret Butler, Eddie Butler, Sharon and Pat Cooke, Bobby and Betty Butler, Jerry Butler, Carol and Jim Kennedy.

Memorials are requested to Compassionate Care Hospice, 3833 S. Texas Avenue, Ste 200, Bryan, TX 77802, In Memory of Weldon Butler. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 Access online guest registration at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com.
 
Published in Odessa American on Nov. 16, 2018
 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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2018
Lester Weldon Butler
Randall Bryan Echols  
Sandra Etheredge (Horton)  
Ruth Ann Tiemann (Peterson)  
Linda Carroll Zugg (Crouse)  

2017
Ronald Clinton Duff  
Peggy Jo Green (Cox)  
Marion Wade Gunter, Jr  
Johnny Mack Norris  
Katherine Ann Wright (Flowers)  

2016
Oscar Joe Barina  
John Gerard Berry  
Richard Dale Cobb  
Thomas Arthur Townsend  

2015
William Larry Burgin  
Lonnie Gardner Lovell  
Charles Rayford Moore  
Danny Ray Shelton  

2014
Patricia Davis (Lagrone)  
Reed Wayne Scott  
Lilburn Burton Tennison, Jr  
Garry Wayne Vaughn  

2013
Larry Michael Byford  
Alice Ruth Choate (Mahurin)  
Gerry Robert Edney  
Sandra Diane Hollis (Eudy)  
Roy Gary Robinson  
Marvin Jack Yates, Jr  

2012
William Ellis "Bill" Brooks  
David Wesley Grimes  
Anna Maurine Isbell (Ware)  
Karon Jane McDonald (Basket)  
LaDonna Lee Monroe (Schillinger)  
Julia Ann Puckett (Zelmar)  
Virginia Sherrill (Spradling)  
Sandra Jean Thomas (Carrell)  
Walter Thomas White  

2011
Rueben R. Benavides  
Geraldine Sue Daniels (Glass)  
John Dennis Denning  
Martha Hazelwood (Grisham)  
Rickey Howard Hodges  
Porter Van O'Keefe  
Tommy Lee Pruitt  
Robert Alan Wooten  

2010
Murray Lynn Anderson  
Calvin Levis Awbrey, Jr.  
Joe Howard Falkner  
Shirley Carol Lee (Stepp)  
Bonnie Lea Riggs (Awbrey Sullivan)  

2009
Karen Anne Camp (Stevens)  
Gary W Goodson  
Jacqueline Henry (Anderson)  
William Michael Hewitt  
Lawrence Lloyd Reynolds  

2008
Patricia Diane Bailey (Huddleston)  
James David Cooper  
Henry Wayne Greer  
Janet Kay Harrison (Simpson)
Larry Phelps  
Philip Austin Robins  
Lafayette L "Skippy" Spruill  

2007
Pamela LaRue Blansett  
William Alton "Bill" Burney  
Luther Howard "Sonny" Calvert  
Richard Martin Carleton  
Jerry Lynn Conley  
Norman Key Elms  
Royce Dale Guill  
Talmadge Lawrence Henderson  
Gail Lynette Mersereau (Szenasi)  
Edward Leslie Moore  

2006
Bryant E Kirk  
Lana Janette Maddoux (Narey)  
Linda Diann Proctor (Norman)  

2005
Melba Kay Coles  
Richard Lloyd "Dickie" Mayfield  
Recia Shultz (Capps)  
Charles Arnold "Chuck" Smith  

2004
Leslie Allan Davis  
Carolyn Ann Jarrett (Pyeatt)  
Freddie Gail Reeves  
Sandra Gay Rogers (Duzan)  
Harrell Dean Tindall  

2003
Edward Neel Cox  

2002
Gloria Jean Howell (Stautzenberger)  
Mona J Price (McBride)  

2001
George Fred Anderson  
Millard Ethridge Smallwood  
Vivian Lee Young (Smith)  

2000
Jimmy Dale Grisham  
Samuel Shayne Roden  

1999
Gary Allan Fine  
Lanis Marie Harrison (Babcock)  

1997
Nancy Anne Woodbury (Harper)  

1996
Roger Dale Barnwell  

1995
Donald Glen Grissom  
Ernest Lawrence Hubnik  

1993
Madrid Sailors  

1991
Lonnie Beth Lynn (Kingston)  
Gary Wayne Thomas  
Johnny Lane Wallum  

1989
Dennis Roy Nunn  
Curtis Dean Sigman  

1988
Ronald Floyd Easterling  

1987
Joy Lynn Lewis (McCormack)  

1986
Doroteo Danny Rodriguez  

1985
Billy Mack Carroll  

1982
Johnny Lloyd Blair  

1980
Leone Rae Logan (Baxter)  
Art Overturf, Jr  
Sandra Lyn Stewart (Locke)  

1978
Ladena Faye Womack (Scott Jenkins)  

1973
Johnny Glenn Gideon  

1971
Ruth Ann Boyd (Maynard)  

1967
Terry Dane Utsinger  

1965
Norman Eugene McVean  

DECEASED YEAR UNKNOWN
June Phillips
Linda Gayle Ramsey (Anderson)  

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