- BORN: March 18, 1937
- DIED: January 13, 2013
Funeral services for Mr. Charles A. ‘Charlie’ Butcher, 75, of Farmerville will be 10:00am Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Farmerville First Assembly of God with Bro. Robbie Lawson and Bro. Bill Bearden officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.
Charlie went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 13, 2013. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather (affectionately known as ‘Big Pop’); was a faithful member of Farmerville First Assembly of God and a past member of the Board of Directors. He took pleasure in working outdoors and watching his grandsons play ball. Charlie had a sense of humor and enjoyed joking around. After retiring from General Motors, he thoroughly enjoyed his time working at Farrar Funeral Home because he loved to help people.
Charlie is preceded in death by his parents, Earl & Clara Butcher, sister, Ann Marie Butcher, brother, Earl Butcher, Jr.; in-laws, Earline & Monroe Tucker; brothers-in-law, Jimmy Tucker, Bobby Courmier & Mike Rhodes & wife, Dimple; and nephew, Michael S. Rhodes.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Brenda Butcher of Farmerville; 2 daughters: Tammy King & husband, Gary ‘Sky’ of Harrison, AR and Sherri Cranford & husband, John ‘Bull’ of Farmerville; 2 sisters: Ethel Doucette & husband, Weldon of Westlake, LA and Carol Dean Courmier of Lake Charles, LA; 6 grandchildren: Matt Odom & wife, Reyna, Dustin Odom & wife, Brittney, Christopher Cranford & wife, Tammy, Amber Cranford, Tyler Cranford and Halie Keiffer & husband, Charlie; 9 great grandchildren; numerous other relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers are Matt Odom, Dustin Odom, Christopher Cranford, Tyler Cranford, John Cranford and Gary King. Honorary pallbearers are Halie Keiffer, Amber Cranford and the men of Farmerville First Assembly of God Church.
Visitation will be 5:00-8:00pm Tuesday at the church.