Bobby “Butch” Dean Essary

Bobby “Butch” Dean Essary

December 1, 1945 ~ July 24, 2021

Bobby “Butch” Dean Essary was born on December 1, 1945. Butch passed away on July 24, 2021.

Bobby was preceded in death by his sister Wanda Mattos. Bobby is survived by his wife Gloria Essary; his four children Bobby Essary of Modesto, Sherri Hernandez of Turlock, Robert Wangelin Jr. of Modesto and Shannon Gunter of Turlock; three siblings Frank Mattos of Chico, Marion Payne of Modesto and Kimberly Andrade of Modesto; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Bobby was an outgoing person. He loved to fish. He was a mechanic after the military. Bobby served in Vietnam and was in the Navy and Coast Guard. He was also a member of the V.F.W.

Bobby loved his family and all his animals. He will be missed very much. Rest in Peace Babes.


  • Shannon August 4, 2021 11:35 pm

    R.i.p Bob..

  • Jennifer castro August 5, 2021 7:32 am

    I will miss the stories you use to telll me about your life, the place you had been and the things you’ve seen. You lived an amazing life, with adventure and courage, i enjoyed my time with you. You had so much more to tell me…. your life are my bedtime stories to my grandbabies, with a little twist from me. R.i.p. young man

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