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Gregory Alan Butler

March 5, 1951 ~ February 10, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Gregory Butler Obituary

Gregory Alan Butler was the fourth of eight children born to the union of the late William E. Butler, Sr. and Willa Mae (Thompson) Butler on March 5, 1951. He departed this life on February 10, 2024, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Willa and one brother, Michael. 

Greg accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age at New Life Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorship of his grandfather, the late Reverend E.D. Thompson, Sr. He was an usher and sang in the choir. He served his church faithfully until his passing. 

He attended Steele Grade School and North College Hill High School where he graduated in 1969. He also attended the University of Cincinnati where he earned an associate degree. Following his education, Greg was employed by Toyota and Komyo (a division of Honda). 

Greg was a part of the first class of athletes inducted into the North College Hill Hall of Fame where he was a three-sport star in football, basketball and baseball and was a co-captain of those teams in his senior year. He later coached varsity football, girls' basketball, reserve basketball and was an assistant coach of the boys' varsity basketball at North College Hill. 

In March of 1986, Greg was united in Holy Matrimony to Joan Marie Disney. Their union was blessed by the birth of their son, Brandon Alan Butler. 

Greg lived life to the fullest where he never met a stranger. He was an avid softball player and golfer. He also coached several women's softball teams. He was a loving, son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. 

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife: Joan; son: Brandon (Katie fiancée); grandchildren: Ishmael and Malia; brothers: William (Colleen), Raymond (Joann), Dale (Diane) and Kenneth (Marian); sisters: Wanda and Annette; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew, special friends: Marion Ford; Randy, Susie, and Todd Atha and a host of other relatives and friends. 

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February 17, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Life Missionary Baptist Church
6434 Simpson Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45224

Funeral Service
February 17, 2024

11:00 AM
New Life Missionary Baptist Church
6434 Simpson Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45224


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