• 50°

Horace Rowe Butler

CONCORD – Mr. Horace Rowe “H.R.” Butler, 90, of 4756 Sapp Road, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at NorthEast Medical Center.

Mr. Butler was born August 23, 1916 in Mooresville. He was the son of the late Curthbert Butler and Lala McFalls Butler. He was an insurance agent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In 1958, he opened Carolina Bible Camp for children and served as the director for over 35 years. He was an Elder at Kannapolis Church of Christ where he was a member. He was also a member of Kannapolis Rotary Club.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ward Butler.

Mr. Butler is survived by his daughter, Margo Kennerly of Kannapolis; four grandchildren, Mary Margaret “Mimi” Kennerly Correll and husband, Kelly, Britton Kennerly and wife, Natalie, Brian Kennerly and wife, Jennifer, and Shannon Kennerly Gray and husband, Mark; ten great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Service: Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Kannapolis Church of Christ officiated by Mr. Kirk Sams. The body will lie in-state at the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow at Jericho Church of Christ in Mocksville.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Lady’s Funeral Home. At other times, the family will be at the home of Mr. Butler.

Memorials: Carolina Bible Camp, 1988 Jericho Church Road, Mocksville, NC 27028

Comments

Comments closed.

Local

City officials differ on how, what information should be released regarding viral K-9 officer video

High School

High school basketball: Carson girls are 3A champions

Lifestyle

High school, college sweethearts marry nearly 50 years later

Local

With jury trials set to resume, impact of COVID-19 on process looms

Legion baseball

Book explores life of Pfeiffer baseball coach Joe Ferebee

Education

Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education to receive update on competency-based education

Business

Biz Roundup: Kannapolis expects to see economic, housing growth continue in 2021

Business

A fixture of downtown Salisbury’s shopping scene, Caniche celebrates 15th anniversary this month

Local

Slate of new officers during local GOP convention; Rev. Jenkins becomes new chair

Landis

Landis officials narrow search for new manager to five candidates; expect decision within a month

Lifestyle

Together at last: High school, college sweethearts marry nearly 50 years later

Education

Rowan-Salisbury Schools sorts out transportation logistics in preparation for full-time return to classes

High School

Photo gallery: Carson goes undefeated, wins 3A state championship

Nation/World

Europe staggers as infectious variants power virus surge

Nation/World

Biden, Democrats prevail as Senate OKs $1.9 trillion virus relief bill

Nation/World

Senate Democrats strike deal on jobless aid, move relief bill closer to approval

News

Duke Life Flight pilot may have shut down wrong engine in fatal crash

News

Two NC counties get to participate in satellite internet pilot for students

Local

PETA protesters gather in front of police department

Coronavirus

UPDATED: Eight new COVID-19 deaths, 203 positives reported in county this week

Crime

Sheriff’s office: Two charged after suitcase of marijuana found in Jeep

Crime

Thomasville officer hospitalized after chase that started in Rowan County

Local

Board of elections discusses upgrading voting machines, making precinct changes

News

Lawmakers finalize how state will spend COVID-19 funds