Billy I. Butler


unknown - January 20, 2012

Billy I. Butler, 83, of Jefferson City, died Friday, January 20, 2012, at Heisinger Bluffs. He was born April 8, 1928, in Jefferson City, a son of Joseph A. and Beulah O. (Curtie) Butler. On March 28, 1953, Billy was united in marriage in Lone Elm, to Doris L. Schnack, who survives at their home. He was a 1946 graduate of Jefferson City High School. Billy served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was employed with Missouri Power and Light Company for 38 years until his retirement in 1985. After retirement he was a shuttle driver for several area car dealerships. Billy was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the church's Men's Club; Veterans of Foreign Wars Roy Sone Post 1003; American Legion Roscoe Enloe Post 5; and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 17. He is also survived by two daughters: Brenda Butler of Jefferson City and Lisa Wehmeyer and husband Allen of Holts Summit; two grandchildren, Craig and Kara Wehmeyer; two sisters: Mildred Budd of Tampa, Florida and Donna Siebeneck of Jefferson City; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers: Harold, Earl and Gary; and three sisters: Loretta Ehrhardt, Alice Knorp and Judith Butler. Friends will be received from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the Houser-Millard Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Samuel Powell officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow in Hawthorn Memorial Gardens. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Calvary Lutheran High School or a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main St., (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at

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