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Lawrence William Butler, Sr.

September 28, 1929 — July 25, 2022

Lawrence W. Butler was born September 28, 1929 to the late Lucas and Geneva (Gordon) Butler of Dameron, MD. He was the first born of 7 children and attended school in the St. Mary's County school system until he joined the military (Army/Aircorps).  He then completed 22 years in the Air Force.  Lawrence then retired from the military in 1969 moving in with his late wife Thelma (Robinson) Butler with their 3 children, Andrya, Portia, and Lawrence Jr. to Bowie, MD.

Also known as "B", Butler, Larry, Uncle Butler, Junior and Pop-Pop, Lawrence began a second career with Giant Foods Inc. as a meat cutter where he stayed for 20 years.  Upon retirement from Giant, he and wife Thelma traveled. 

Being a member of St. Pius X and the Knights of Columbus Lawrence became a Grand Knight during his membership. 

Lawrence W. Butler was called to our Lord of Monday July 25th.  He leaves to mourn, his daughter Andrya Pollitt (Reginald), daughter Portia Butler, son Lawrence Jr. (Rhonda), 4 grandchildren-Dana Butler, Ryan Butler (Miya) Erika Oms (Chester) and Sierra Butler along with 2 great-grandsons Vincent Oms and Elijah Butler.  Lawrence is also survived by a brother Patrick Butler (Barbara), and sisters Shirley Wade (William) & Arlene Butler along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

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Visitation

Friday, August 5, 2022

9:30 - 10:30am (Eastern time)

St. Pius X Catholic Church

14720 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

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Friday, August 5, 2022

Starts at 10:30am (Eastern time)

St. Pius X Catholic Church

14720 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

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