Charl Butler

February 19, 1957July 29, 2022
Obituary of Charl Butler
Charl Butler of Columbia, South Carolina passed away on July 29, 2022 from a tragic accident while vacationing in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Charl was born to Charlton and Betty Butler on February 19, 1957 in Loris, South Carolina. Charl graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University with a B.A. in Economics and received a masters degree, magna cum laude, in Accounting from the University of South Carolina. A C.P.A, Charl worked for over 40 years in the financial industry, retiring in 2021 as COO of AgFirst Bank in Columbia. Charl was preceded in death by his mother Betty and his sister Lynn. He is survived by his wife Melissa, his daughters Ann Claire (Robert) and Mary Emma (Antoneo), and his granddaughter Mary Jackson (Jack Jack to her grandfather Charl), by his father, Charlton, as well as many nieces and nephews. Charl was devoted to his family, enjoyed his friends, and loved traveling with his wife Melissa. He also loved the Gamecocks and a good bottle of red wine. He will be deeply missed. A visitation will be held Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, 3926 Devine St, Columbia, South Carolina 29205, followed by a memorial service at 12:00 noon. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Butler family.

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