Raymond “Ray” Albert Butt, 86, of Batesville, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, November 17, 2021. The son of Raymond W. and Jennie A. (Follmer) Butt, was born June 7, 1935 in Napoleon, Indiana.
Ray was devoted to his wife, Doris. They were married 63 years. Together they enjoyed traveling to all 50 states and Europe. Ray enjoyed woodworking and coloring. He was an avid Indiana Pacers fan and liked watching NASCAR. Ray retired from Monsanto. He spent many summers working the fields at Butt’s Family Farm Produce.
Ray was an active member of the St. Paul United Methodist Church in Sunman where he served for many years as Financial Secretary, Trustee and Sunday School Superintendent. He also served on the St. Paul Cemetery Board.
While spending winters in Florida, Ray attended Floral City United Methodist Church. He was a volunteer maintaining the Withlacoochee Trail and enjoyed attending Bluegrass jams.
Ray is survived by his wife, Doris (Muntz) Butt; children, Jennie (Frank) Jones, Doug (Tina) Butt and Allison Butt; grandchildren, Rachel (Ryan) Metcalf, Jacob (Heather) Butt, and Aaron Butt; great grandchildren, Hunter Metcalf, Hailey Metcalf, and one on the way; brother-in-law, Delbert Abplanalp.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Dorothy Abplanalp.
The Butt family would like to extend sincere thanks to their wonderful loving caregivers and Margaret Mary Health Hospice.
On Saturday, November 27, 2021 visitation will be from 10-11am followed by 11am memorial service all at the St. Paul United Methodist Church, Sunman. The family requests memorials be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church by bringing to services or mailing to: Meyers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 202, Batesville, IN 47006.
Please feel free to leave a memory or a message of comfort for the Butt family in the online guestbook at www.meyersfuneralhomes.com.