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Leroy Butler, Jr.

September 14, 1955 August 6, 2019
Leroy  Butler, Jr.
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Obituary for Leroy Butler, Jr.

Leroy Butler, Jr. was born on September 14, 1955 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the son of Leroy Butler, Sr. and Helen Butler (step-father, Leon Watson). In his youth, he enjoyed sports. Leroy played varsity football while attending Linden High School and graduated in 1973.

He was employed as a Security/Stock Person at the Liquor Shack in Linden, New Jersey. Previously, Leroy was employed by Local 364 in Elizabeth for many years.

He faithfully attended Mt. Zion Pentecostal Church of God in Elizabeth.

Leroy, fondly known as “June,” enjoyed bike riding and watching sports as well as driving people around.

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, Leroy departed this life at Trinitas Hospital in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

He was predeceased by his parents: Leroy Butler, Sr., Helen Butler and step-father, Leon Watson; and brother, Cecil Earl Butler.

Leroy leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter, LaKia Butler; two sons: Tamil Green and Thomas Green; one brother: Kenneth Butler (Emil); three sisters: Jeannie Shepard-Salaam (Hameen), Mary Giles and Karen Butler; stepsisters: Ramona Williams, Lora Watson, Maria Bourke, Lenore Jordan and Barbara Smith; eight grandchildren; four aunts: Winnie Wilson and Emma James both of Sumter, South Carolina and Marie Farrar (Earnest C.) of Chase City, Virginia and Sharon D. Myers of Roselle, New Jersey; three uncles: John D. Butler of Sumter, South Carolina, Albert Myers, Sr. of Linden, New Jersey and Vernice Myers, Sr. of Elizabeth, New Jersey; sister-in-law, Cheryl Butler; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, dear relatives and friends.


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Visitation

Tuesday

13

Aug

10:00 AM 8/13/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

929 Dill Avenue
Linden, NJ 07036

First Baptist Church
929 Dill Avenue Linden 07036 NJ
United States

Service

Tuesday

13

Aug

11:00 AM 8/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

929 Dill Avenue
Linden, NJ 07036

First Baptist Church
929 Dill Avenue Linden 07036 NJ
United States
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