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James E. Butts

February 27, 1958 ~ February 9, 2018 (age 59)
Lakeland – James “Jim” E. Butts, Jr., 59, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Jim was born February 27, 1958, in Niagara Falls, New York to James and Welthy Butts. Jim was a diesel mechanic.

He is survived by his wife Ruth Butts; sons, James E. Butts III and Justin Butts; daughters, Welthy Cunningham and Patricia O’Grady; sister, Cheryl Mann and ten grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., followed by a celebration of life service at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to, Wreaths Across America, P.O. Box 249, Columbia Falls, ME 04623 (Please make checks out to, Wreaths Across America FLNCBU) or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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 Service Information

February 14, 2018

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lakeland Funeral Home
2125 South Bartow Hwy
Lakeland, FL 33801

February 14, 2018

11:00 AM
Lakeland Funeral Home Chapel
2125 S. Bartow Hwy
Lakeland, FL 33801

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