David Walter Butts, long-time resident of Gold Hill, Ore. Passed away November 6, 2016 in Gold Hill. He born December 2, 1940 in Colton, Ore. to father, Randolph Douglas Butts and mother, May Ruth (Johnson) Butts.
His greatest love was being with his best friend, his lovely wife, Candi S. (Ridgeway) Butts for 57 years whom he cherished most.
He loved being around his very large family. Father of seven children, Suzanne Ruth Butts (Clifton), Dennis Calvin Butts, David Randolph Butts, Dale Robert Butts, Samantha Rae Butts (Blankenship), Daniel Douglas Butts, and Sarah May Butts.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Ray D. Butts, Norman A. Butts, and Loren H. Butts; sisters, Ruth (Butts) Stringfellow, Phyllis (Butts) Farra, and Nancy (Butts) Wilson.
He had half-brothers and sisters, Anna May (Butts) Watkins, Mary (Butts) Moyer, John Adams, Jeanie (Butts) Marquette, Donald Adams, Georgia Adams Butts, Hattie Butts, Steven Butts, Gloria Butts, Issac Butts, Audrey Butts, and JR Hillary Pleasant Butts.