In memory of
Thomas William "Tom" Butler
Thomas 'Tom' William Butler
Sept. 20, 1941 - Oct. 14, 2019
Tom Butler passed away Oct. 14, 2019 at Providence Hospital.
Tom was born Sept. 20, 1941 in Omaha, Neb., to Mark and Mildred Butler. He grew up with his younger brother in Portland. In 1958 his family moved to Seattle. There he met his wife Frankie Grab in 1961. They married in 1963 at Ascension Parish. He raised his family in the house he built in Portland. He was a trucker most of his adult life; owning a dump truck until he retired in 2007. He loved snowmobiling, jet-skiing and spending time at his beach house crabbing in Netarts Bay.
Tom is survived by his wife, Frankie; daughters, Dodie Barron (Christopher) and Kristin McGrew (Jeff); granddaughters, Frannie and Annabelle McGrew; and his brother, Richard Butler (Sue).
A celebration of Tom's life will be held at 12 p.m., Oct. 24, 2019, at Ascension Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be sent to Ascension Parish, 743 S.E. 76th Ave., Portland, OR 97215.
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