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Nolan Travis Butcher

July 1, 1926 ~ May 10, 2019 (age 92)
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Nolan Travis Butcher, 92, passed away on Friday May 10, 2019 in Sandusky OH. 

He was born on July 1, 1926 in Strange Creek, Braxton County, WV to Hazel and Bessie Butcher.  He grew up on his family’s farm with four brothers and one sister.  He attended Gassaway High School.   He was a U.S Navy veteran serving in both WWII and Korea.  He lived in Akron, OH for many years, and worked in the construction trades. He spent his final years at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, OH where he enjoyed friendships and shared memories with other veterans.

He is survived by eight nieces and nephews. He is the last of his generation in their family and will be missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Glenn, Dennis, Orval, and Oran; one sister, Pauline Butler, and longtime companion Rosemary Flynn. 

Friends may call from 10:30 AM until time of military service at 11:00 AM, Thursday, May 16, 2019 in the Giffin Chapel at the Ohio Veterans Home, 3416 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.  Chaplain Paul Birmingham will officiate.  Burial will be in the Ohio Veterans Home Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo, 48 Executive Drive Unit B, Norwalk, OH 44857. 

Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel, 617 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky is entrusted with arrangements.

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Donations may be made to:

Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo
48 Executive Drive, Norwalk OH 44857

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