Williamsville/Wellsville, NY - Robert E. Butler Jr., age 63, of 196 South Union Road, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Hospice of Buffalo. He was born in Miami, Florida on April 18, 1954 to Robert E. and Alma Sanders Butler. In 1981 Bob married Mary Jo Baker, of Wellsville, in Las Vegas, Nevada who survives.
Bob was a structural steel iron worker and most recently was a computer aided draftsman. He looked forward to family events, enjoyed playing cards, long car rides, and annual trips to Las Vegas. Bob and Mary Jo recently purchased her family’s home in Wellsville where they enjoyed the peace and quiet. He was a veteran of the US Navy serving from 1972 until 1975.
Surviving besides his wife, Mary Jo, are a daughter, Lisa (Daniel) Postas; a grandson, Ethan C. Postas; a sister, Cindy (Joel) Valdez; several nieces and nephews; Mary Jo’s family, Terrence (Rebecca) Baker, William Baker, Veronica (Russell) Lyons and their children.
He was predeceased by his parents and Mother and Father in law, Archie ‘Mickey” and Jeannie Baker.
Friends are invited to call on Saturday, November 18, from 11 am to 12 noon at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville and a graveside committal service with military honors at 12:30 pm in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wellsville. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.