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Dennis O'Neal Butts, Sr.

April 19, 1958 — September 1, 2021

Dennis O'Neal Butts, Sr.

Dennis O'Neal Butts, Sr. age 63 of Etowah passed away, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Starr Regional Medical Center-Athens.

A native of Etowah, former resident of Detroit and current resident of Etowah he was a son of the late Sherman Carter and Patricia Ann Butts; and was preceded in death by his grandmother, Annie Mae Butts; a sister, Vanessa Carter Cox; 1 brother, Larry Carter.
He was an employee of the City of Athens for 16 years.
He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed golfing and using his telescope to look at the stars, loved people and riding the back country roads. He was a loving father and grandfather.
Survivors:
Wife of 33 years, Sharon Butts;
Son and daughter-in-law, Dennis O'Neal Butts, Jr and wife Tonya; of Etowah
2 daughters and son-in-law, Patricia and William Witt of Chattanooga, and Charlsie Butts of Athens;
4 brothers and sister-in-law; Lebron and Cynthia Carter of Cleveland, Sherman Carter of Kansas, Steven Carter of Detroit, MI and Andre Carter of Chattanooga.
1 Sister, Missy Harris of Athens;
4 Grandchildren, Talijah Witt, Raquel Witt, Naomi Butts and Zayden Winton;
4 special nephews, Darius McDermott, Alvin McDermott, Aaron Walker and Calvin Walker; 2 Aunts, Gloria Anthony and Hattie Dickey; Several other nieces and nephews

Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, September 7, 2021 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Pastor James Parris officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing to come by may do so between the hours of 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home. The family requests that anyone coming by to wear a mask. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Dennis-Butts. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.


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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

12:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home

521 N Jackson St, Athens, TN 37303

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home

521 N Jackson St, Athens, TN 37303

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