Kenyon C. Butler, 52, of 417 Charles St., Jamestown, passed away Friday (Nov. 15, 2012), in Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y., with his wife, sons, daughter-in-laws and grand-children by his side.
A Jamestown resident since 1988, he was born Feb. 10, 1960, in Rapid City, S.D., a son of Ernest L. and Elnore Hamling Butler.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints. Ken was a very active member of the Patriot Guard and was also a member of the Flying Aces Club in Falconer. Kenyon enjoyed working and building things in his workshop, spending time with his family and friends, and riding around on his motorcycle.
Surviving are his parents of Jerome, Idaho; his wife, the former Judith Long, whom he married Dec. 22, 1984: three sons: Michael (Rachel) Spacht of Culbertson, Mont., John (Jennifer) Spacht of Jamestown, and Kenyon Butler of Boise, Idaho; a daughter, Mindy Butler of Brooklyn, N.Y.; six grandchildren: Samantha Fell, Caleb Fell, Mad-isyn Spacht and Colton Spacht, all of Culbertson, Mont., and Kaitlyn Spacht and Michael Spacht, both of Jamestown; four broth-ers: William (Connie) Butler of Kimberly, Idaho, Robert Butler of Salt Lake City, Utah, Chip (Connie) Butler of Provo, Utah, and Brent (Amy) Butler of Rex-burg, Idaho; and a sister, Penny (Toupo) Tuifua of Jerome, Idaho; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Rodney Butler; and a sister, Jenny (Brian) Barrett.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, 851 Forest Ave., Jamestown. Burial will be in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the Lind Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Patriot Guard Riders, P.O. Box 1166, Jamestown, NY 14702.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Kenyon at www.lindfuneralhome. com.