James Russell Butler, 76, of Russell Springs, died Sunday, August 16, 2020 at the Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville, Ky. He was born on November 10, 1943 in Jefferson County, Ky to the late Phillip and Mildred Scholl Butler.
He was a retired teacher from the Russell County School System and a member of the Russell Springs First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include; his wife Bobbye Butler, Russell Springs; daughter Cindy (Dennis) Kiser, Russell Springs; son James Christopher (Bridget) Butler, Russell Springs; seven grandchildren Christopher Jadon (Whitney) Henson, Bailey Chance (Katelyn) Henson, Audry Madeline Henson, Chloe Elizabeth Henson, Auburn Bly Butler, James Elliott Butler, and Sterling Clay Butler.; brother Ronald (Nina) Butler, Jamestown.
Memorial service for James Russell Butler were held Saturday, August 22, 2020 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jim Kingry officiated. Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.