James Butcher

James William Butcher Jr.

June 4, 1947 - October 11, 2020
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James W. "Butch" Butcher Jr., 73, of Ambridge, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020. Born on June 4, 1947, in Bulger, Pa, to the late James and Leona Butcher Sr., Butch is the beloved husband of Susan (Kenney) Butcher for 29 very loving years. Also surviving are Butch's loving sister Kathy (John "Dumps") Thomas; nephew Josh, one great-nephew, and one great-niece; Stepsons Larry and Tom (Tessa) Hudepohl, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and Liz Hudepohl.

Butch proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war. He was a loyal and respected employee of Rite Aid for many years and a Deacon at the United Presbyterian Church in Ambridge, PA. Butch will be remembered as one of the kindest souls you would have ever meet.

A memorial service will be held on October 17 at 11:00 am at the United Presbyterian Church, 823 Maplewood Ave, Ambridge, PA 15003, and will be officiated by Rev Beth Wierman and Rev John Dickey. Arrangements entrusted to RJ Slater IV Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1000 Freeport Rd., New Kensington, PA 15068. 724-335-0100. Online condolences can be left at
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    October 17, 2020 | 11:00am
    October 17, 2020 11:00am
    United Presbyterian Church
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Jaye Phillips

Posted at 10:42am
Butch, I still am in shock. I hope you knew how much you meant to so many people. Sue and family, please know that our love and prayers are with all of you at this time. May your faith and the comfort of family and friends console you during the next few days, weeks and months. Jaye and Frank

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