Danny Lee Butler

9 October, 19403 May, 2021

Danny Butler, 80, of Van Buren, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 at his home. He was born October 9, 1940 in Crawford County to Cly and Robbie Rae Butler. He was a retired Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force serving during the Vietnam War; and a retired postmaster.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Butler; a son, Steven Butler; and a brother, Raymond Butler.

He is survived by three daughters, Robin Shultz, Toni Lockhart, and Shannon Hutcheson, all of Van Buren; a sister, Peggy Graham of Van Buren; a brother, Red Butler of Alma; twelve grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Fort Smith National Cemetery, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

Pallbearers will be Trey Alverson, Kevin Shultz, Keith Shultz, Ronnie Butler, John Lockhart, and Bryton Hutcheson.

Viewing will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.


  • Viewing

    Thursday, 6 May , 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, 7 May , 2021


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Kim Myers

5 May 2021

Sorry to hear about the passing of a good man. Danny was a great boss that I had a lot of respect for. Condolences to his family and many prayers and blessings to those left behind.

Kevin Shultz

5 May 2021

The best man and grandfather a kid could ever ask for. Rest Easy Papa

Amanda Calvillo

4 May 2021

I love you, Pa Pa.