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Harrold J. Butler March 13, 1932 - September 16, 2018

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Mar. 1932 ~ Sept. 2018_x000D_
Harrold was born in Oklahoma in 1932 and passed away in Turlock at the age of 86 on September 16, 2018.  He enjoyed traveling, gardening and gambling at Black Oak Casino.  He and his wife Barbara were married on September 17, 1951 and together they shared 67 years of marriage.  Harrold worked as a USDA food inspector for over 20 years.

He is survived by his wife Barbara, son Michael (Cathy) Butler.  Harrold was preceded in death by his parents Thurmond and Elsie Butler and one sister.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Harrold’s memory to Covenant Care Hospice.

Viewing will be held at Allen Mortuary on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 3:00-7:00p.m.  Graveside service will be held at Turlock Memorial Park on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:00a.m.

Please share your memories at www.AllenMortuary.com.


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  1. Valiere Lucas says

    It was such a joy to know this great and wonderful man. He was a big guy but his heart was even bigger. I loved listening to his stories of visiting incredible places like Israel and Ireland; I vicariously visited these places through his detailed descriptions. He loved traveling. More than traveling, he loved his family. First, foremost and forever! He possessed loyalty, generosity and eternal love for his family. I have such great respect for this sweet man who made a positive difference in people’s lives. I will miss running into him at McDonald’s and eating ice cream cones. My love and prayers go to his family and to those who love Harrold

  2. Holly says

    Grandpa was the best and most loving grandfather anyone could have ever asked for. He was always there for you and welcoming. Grandpa will be truly missed. He had such spunk, never afraid to try new things or places. Loved his garden. I will miss giving him a hard time about his “gentlemanly charm” and him replying, “you mean my okie charm.” He loved his family very much. I have been truly blessed to be able to call him grandpa.

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