Jasper Edward Butts Jr. (1952 - 2017)

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Jasper Edward Butts, Jr., 64, of Milton, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Jasper was born July 17, 1952 in Pensacola, Florida. He was a 1970 graduate of Milton High School. He was a faithful member of Pace Assembly of God Church, and helped to start the bus ministry in the 1980s. Jasper loved the Lord with all his heart and loved to read the Bible. He was a landscaper by trade and made clocks out of Cypress wood and cast iron skillets. He was a great family man, and his grandchildren were his joy in life. He loved everybody, was a very giving person, and was generous in helping anyone in need.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jasper Edward and Texi (Ellis) Butts, Sr.; a brother, James (Irene) Ellis; sister, Deltarene "Sis" Ellis; sister, Catherine Butts (Robert) Uptagr afft; and nephew Bobby Murphy.
Jasper is survived by five children, Chris (Sandy) Wilson of Midland, Texas; Lorraine (Larry) Brown of Pace, Florida, Sonja (Eric) Roblee of Pace, Florida, Jack (Sylvia Enfinger) Butts of Milton, Florida, and Jasan Butts of Milton, Florida; eight grandchildren, Hayley Kaye Wilson, Kevin L. Wilson, Jr., Pamela L. Wilson, Marie Brown, Andrew Brown, Scott Butts, Angela Shiver and Randall Enfinger; great granddaughter, Alanea J. Grace Wilson; and twins that are due to be born on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. He is also survived by his sister, Albia "Abby" (Jerry) Murphy; niece, Cheryl Murphy; great-nephew, Barry Murphy, Sr.; cousin, Dennis Butts; his girlfriend, Vycke Alexander; and a host of relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at Lewis Funeral Home, 6405 Hwy 90 West, Milton.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel, with Rev. Glyn Lowery, Rev. Steve Zepp and Brother Gladden Lewis officiating.
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Published in Santa Rosa Press Gazette from May 30 to June 29, 2017
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