Nelson Butler, Jr., 73, of 200 Boiling Springs Highway, entered eternal rest on Thursday, February 25, 2016 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Husband of Helen Hughes Butler, he was born in Cherokee County and was a son of the late Nelson Butler, Sr. and Ella McCollum Butler.
Nelson was a member of Marion Avenue Church of Christ where he served as Bible Study teacher and former Church Treasurer.
He was a graduate of Granard High School, a veteran of the U.S. Army and Vietnam War, and a retired employee of Overnite Transportation Company.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Pete Butler and Nelson Butler,
III (Latoya); 3 daughters, Helen Kay Butler, Beverly Davis (George), all of Gaffney, Teresa Littlejohn of El Paso, Texas; one sister, Helen Camp of Gaffney; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 1 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Brother King Littlejohn officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery.