John Philip Butts, 73, of Oil City, passed away peacefully on Friday March 9, of a cardiac event.
He was preceded in death by a sister Barb Ausel, a nephew Danny Ausel, niece Barb “Boo” Ausel
His mother Eleanora Munson, grandmother Bertha Dayton and best friend Bill Womer..
He is survived by beloved daughters Heather Butts
Holly Moyer and her husband & James
Granddaughter Jaden Wagner
And his ex-wife Judy Butts
Nieces Heidi & David Bowen
And their children Moriah, Jacob Bowen
And Jaime Riddle
And niece Lois Mae Martz
John lived a full and happy life filled with exciting stories and adventures.
He lived in many places but always called Oil City his home.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from the United States Postal Service.
John was an amazing father, his family meant everything to him, He loved laughing and joking and if you asked him he was perfect in every way.
He enjoyed playing “Zonk” with family and friends, listening to music, pogo games, animals, reading and relaxing.
In earlier years mischief with his late friend Bill.
John overcame many obstacles and hardships from his youth,. He dreamt of a happier time, an easier life for his family, “Howdy Doody Time”. He loved his daughters more than anything, and wanted them to be happy. He was so proud of them. He was very kind, loving and caring. He had a very unique sense of humor and personality.
Anyone who knew him or the family, knew that. He will be missed dearly by those who had the privilege to know him.
Someday I’ll wish upon a star, and wake up where the clouds are far behind me.
Where troubles melt like Lemon drops, away above the chimney tops. That’s where you’ll find me. Somehwere over the rainbow bluebirds fly. Birds fly over the rainbow Why then, Oh Why Can’t I.
In his words “You can kiss this Butts goodbye.”
Condolences may be sent to Holly Moyer 410 Bissell Ave. Oil City,PA. 16301