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Harold Gene Butts

April 28, 1934 — December 22, 2021

Harold Gene Butts, 87, passed away on December 22, 2021, at his home in Lampasas, Texas.  He was born on April 28, 1934, in Lampasas, Texas to Dick and Claudia Buchanan Butts.

A graveside service will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas, TX at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 26, 2021.

Harold grew up in Lampasas and began work for Rondie Welch at Lampasas Motor Company at the age of 16 as a service station attendant.  He continued working for Rondie Welch Equipment Sales for another 30 years.  He later joined the sales team at Hoffpauir Chevrolet where he worked until he retired at age 72.

Harold married Nelda Munday in 1955 in Lampasas and they were happily married for 66 years.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and was a magnet for pets and grandkids!  He enjoyed camping, fishing, and boating and was well known for his woodworking skills.  One of his late-in-life endeavors was making crosses and giving them away to people who needed a blessing.  He gifted people in nursing homes, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers to name a few!

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Claudia Butts; his brothers, Townsend, Bill, and Charlie, and his sister, Inez Wolverton.

Harold is survived by his spouse Nelda Butts of Lampasas, TX; his sons, Robert Butts, Clifford (Jana) Butts, Jerry Don (Jan) Butts, David (Sandy) Butts; daughter, Sherrie (Brett) Berry all of Lampasas, TX; thirteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations are made to The First Baptist Church Preschool in Lampasas, TX.

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