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Jack Butterfield

January 13, 1938 — November 18, 2020

Jack Butterfield, age 82, of Avella, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in his home with his family by his side.

Born January 13, 1938 in Taylorstown, son of the late Roy and Emma (Cunningham) Butterfield.

Jack had been a resident of Taylorstown all his life. He graduated from Claysville High School in 1956. Jack was a member of Taylorstown Christian Church. He married Leona Bowland on December 22, 1962 and they were happily married for 57 years. Jack was employed as a Laborer for McAnallan Corporation for 20 years until his retirement in 1985. He enjoyed hanging out at the Taylorstown American Legion Post #907 talking to friends, working with his boys at their businesses, and tinkering in the garage. Jack loved hunting, gardening, landscaping, mowing grass, and most of all, getting his morning coffee with Leona.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Kendel Butterfield, of Taylorstown, Jeff (Tracy) Butterfield, of West Alexander, and Jay (Debbie) Butterfield, of Taylorstown; nine grandchildren, Jeffrey Chase Butterfield, Taylor Smith, Zachary Smith, Maggie Butterfield, Jeremiah Butterfield, Emily Butterfield, Abbey Butterfield, Jacob Butterfield, and Jenna Butterfield; two great grandchildren, Rory and Tristan Butterfield; two siblings, Wilda “Sis” Dillon, of Claysville and Kenneth “Butch” Butterfield, of Washington.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two siblings, Leroy “Buck” Butterfield and Ethel Mae “Pete” Butterfield.

At the request of the family all services will be private and have been entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society,

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