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“Billy was a long time special friend. He will be missed by those who knew and loved him. Our loss is heaven's gain. "Precious in the sight of the...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Nell Bozeman Turner - albany, GA

“Billy Butts was a wonderful man who treated you like a friend when you met him.I wish I could had met his wife Shirley, I bet both of lit up any room...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Blanchette Herbert - Leesburg, GA

“A special man has gone home. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Ruby Bozeman Long - albany, GA

“While we shared the same last name, we weren't kin (at least as far as I know). We always enjoyed hanging out with Billy and sharing a meal at the...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Sherry & Chris Butts - Leesburg, GA

“Just to let you know that Billy will be missed. We shared a lot of good times with him and Shirley. We love you ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: harold and beth hartley - GA


Mr. Henry Alfrus (Billy) Butts, 92 of Golf Course Drive in Albany died April 29, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be Saturday 11 AM at Kimbrell-Stern. Doug Haught, minister officiating. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Butts has lived in Albany since 1937 where he was a member of Beattie Road Church of Christ and retired from REA Express Railroad Company with 30 years of service. He also owned H. A. Butts Rental Property and Painting Co. Prior to living in Albany Mr. Butts lived in Brunswick, GA where he was proud to say he worked as a welder and inspector building Liberty Ships during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley H. Butts, daughter, Shirley Renee Butts, twin grandchildren, William Henry Butts and Donald Perry Butts, seven brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his son, Donald (Don) Butts and his wife Delores (Dee) of Albany, grandchildren, Michael Edwards, Callie Edwards, Jason Edwards, Steven Earl Burdick, Jr. and Brittany Harvey, great-grandchildren, Taylor Renee Edwards, Ashley Cook, Michael Blake Edwards and Railey Joanna Wright.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Kimbrell-Stern.
Those desiring, please make memorials to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105