Roy E. Butler, Jr. Obituary 2024

Obituary for Roy E. Butler, Jr.

Obituary for Roy E. Butler, Jr.

Personal Information

  • Born: April 24, 1945, in Meyersdale, Somerset Co.
  • Died: May 20, 2024, in Millcreek Twp., Lebanon Co.
  • Spouse: Elvina J. (née Gromis) Butler

Military Service

  • Served in the US Navy from 1963-1967
  • Completed two tours of duty during Vietnam
  • Served aboard the USS Constellation and the USS Forrestal during the devastating fire on July 29, 1967

Professional Career

  • Truck driver for 44 years
  • Owner-operator
  • Retired in 2012 from Yellow Freight Systems, after 27 years


  • Children: Tammy A. (Kurt) Widman and Roy S. (Heather) Butler
  • Stepchildren: Carmela (Gary) Deck and Lisa (James) Mahaffey
  • Ten grandchildren
  • Eleven great grandchildren
  • One great great grandchild
  • Predeceased by: Catherine Butler and William Butler


  • Funeral services: Friday, May 24, 2024, at 1 PM
  • Location: Mull Funeral Home, 27 E. High St., Womelsdorf
  • Officiant: Rev. Mary Etta Mest
  • Interment with military honors: Heidelberg Cemetery, Robesonia
  • Calling hours: Friday from 11 AM until time of service at the funeral home

Mull Funeral Home