John Butcher

Obituary of John Butcher


Passed away peacefully on Jan 1st in his 82nd year with his loving wife Marilyn and daughter Jordan by his side. John and Marilyn celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary last July. Much loved father of Jordan, and Jason (Brenda) and dearest grandfather to Ethan and Nicole Butcher. Predeceased by sister Lila Pickering (2014)(late Bob), brother Kenneth Butcher (1999)(Eileen) and survived by sister Marion Reid (Jim). Lovingly remembered by his brother-in-law Douglas Clark (Shirley). John will be missed by many nieces and nephews. John will always be fondly remembered for his eternally positive demeanour, his ever ready smile and his willingness to help others. His friendship to many will be greatly missed. He was a devoted member of Leamington United Church for 36 years, enjoying both fellowship and service. John always led by example and he volunteered regularly in his community. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate John's life at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 11 a.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. Donations in memory of John may be made to Leamington United Church or the charity of your choice. Friends may share memories at