Mr. Claude L. Butler, 91, a native of Climax, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017, in Marianna, Florida after a lengthy illness surrounded by his loving family. He was of the Baptist Faith and was a veteran of the United States Navy of WW II, serving with honors aboard the ship NAFIEH. Claude was a retired Linesman with the Quincy Telephone Company in Quincy, Florida. He loved to fish and turkey hunt when the chance presented itself. Claude was a loving father, grandfather and a genuine family man.
He is survived by his daughter Claudette Davis and her husband Carl of Sneads, Florida; a sister, Barbara Tharpe of Quincy, Florida; three grandchildren, Ashley Davis, Ben Davis (Misty), Scott Davis (Kelsey); five great grandchildren, Jonathan Davis, Bridget Davis, Zachary Davis, Bryant Davis and Raily Weeks; two great great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Claude was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary E. Butler, three brothers and three sisters.
Visitation with the family will take place at Lanier-Andler Funeral Home Chapel, Friday, August 11, 2017, from 10:00 till 11:00 AM CST, one hour prior to Funeral Services which will commence at 11:00 AM CST in the Chapel, followed by Committal and Interment Services privately with the family at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy, Florida. Military Honors by United States Navy will be presented in honor of this Veteran.
Lanier-Andler Funeral Home of Sneads, Florida is in charge of arrangement. Visit our Web Site at www.lanierandler.com. PH 850-593-9900.