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In Loving Memory
Jan. 10, 1918 Nov. 16, 2013
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Marks Funeral Home Chapel
1392 S. Jackson
Rev. Roy Smith
Reflections of Life
“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”
The legacy of Harold Butler began January 10, 1918 in Stephens, AR when he was born to Thomas William Butler, Sr. (Jack) and Dinah Owens. He finished his life’s course Saturday, November 16, 2013 at his home in Stephens, AR.
In the span of his life, Harold attended schools in Stephens. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He began working at a very early age. Harold retired from the Railroad, he was a Court Clerk and he was proud to say that he was the first Black Grand Jury Bailiff in Tarrant County, Ft. Worth, Texas. He made a Mason in 1946; he was a member of Live Busy Bee Lodge No. 433 and Fort Worth Consistory No. 281. He was a Master and Regional Director of the Grand Lodge.
Harold was a member of the Church of Christ in Hot Springs, AR.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents, daughter: Thelma Sue Bonner; granddaughter, great-granddaughter, and several brothers and sisters.
His memory will forever be cherished by his daughter: Lorean Daniels of Stephens, Ar. Five (5) grandchildren: Oscar Daniels, Janice Easter, Bennie, Greg and Angie Dilliard. Six great-grandchildren: Sashia, Shanice, Shermar, LaNona, Bobby and Sha’laskia. Seven great-great grandchildren. His siblings: Helen McCloud, Wilma McGee, Lawrence Butler (Nancy), Rachel Foster (Donald), Roslyn Cross (Napoleon) all of Chillicothe, OH and Thomas Butler of Conway, AR and a host of nieces and nephews. Two special caregivers: Arlene Ainsworth and Tisha Alexander.