Henry Butts

Henry J. Butts

Saturday, October 29, 1949 - Friday, March 20, 2020
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Obituary

Henry J. Butts, 70, a lifelong area resident, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Born on October 28, 1949 in Sharon, CT, he was the son of Dorothy (Yeno) Butts of Poughkeepsie, NY and the late Henry W. Butts. He proudly served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Henry was an avid baseball fan and played on the senior softball league in Poughkeepsie. He was also a member of VFW Post #170 in Poughkeepsie, NY.

In addition to his mother, Henry is survived by a daughter Melissa; two brothers, Michael (April) Butts of Poughkeepsie, NY and Joseph Butts of Phoenix, Az and a sister, JoAnn Bedford of Kerhonkson, NY. He is also survived by his faithful dog, Toby, and several nieces and nephews. Besides his father, Henry was predeceased by a son, Jeremiah.

Graveside services with military honors and burial at South Dover Rural Cemetery will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306. To send the family an online condolence, please visit www.hufcutfuneralhome.com
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    Location
    South Dover Rural Cemetery
    Address
    Route 55
    WINGDALE, NY
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David White

Posted at 06:55am
To Henry's family I am sorry for you loss. I was in and out of Henry's life for 63 years. We went to Arlington H.S and graduated together. We both were members of the AHS basketball team and basically that is where it all started..our friendship. I can't put into words everything we did together. The trip to Washington DC to see the vietnam vet memorial or the trips to Cape cod to play softball. I am ashamed to say a lot of our trips ended with a few beers a wonderful time and a story to tell. He loved his dog Toby more than any person could love a dog, loved being a Marine ,and most recently he loved playing softball in the Pok Senior softball league. When you went anywhere with Henry, usually ending with a cold beer or two,you had to be on your toes because a good time was about to be had. Goodbye my friend,you will be missed.
KM

katherine manzianzi

Posted at 09:27pm
Deepest Sympathy, always liked Henry, good guy. Sincerely Katherine Manzi and family
JF

JAMES H FLOOD

Posted at 03:59pm
I knew Henry from Senior Softball. He was a solid competitive player on both sides of the field and could always disarm you with his smile. His distinctive humor will be missed most assuredly. Godspeed to Henry and family. Jim Flood
MC

Mary Cahill

Posted at 01:46pm
On behalf of the officers and members of the Good Old Timers Bowling League we want to offer our sincere condolences to Henry (Boomchakalaka)'s family. He was a welcome addition to our group and we had a lot of fun> His absence will leave a void. He will be missed. - Mary A. Cahill
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