Doris Arlene Butler

June 10, 1930August 9, 2018

BUTLER, D. “Arlene” age 88 of Kettering, OH peacefully passed away August 9, 2018 in her home after a lengthy illness. Born in New Lebanon, OH, she lived most of her life in Kettering, OH as a wife, homemaker, Mother; her career included many support positions for doctors in the field of Ophthalmology spanning over 30 years earning her tremendous respect and admiration from co workers, she was also co-owner of Shamrock Florist in Oakwood, OH. Over the years, Arlene’s positive and warm spirit touched and inspired everyone she encountered. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Robert N. Butler. Arlene is survived by a son, Frank E. Butler II. (Debra); Daughter, Connie (Butler) MacNealy; grandchildren, Robert N. Butler II (Angela Duchesnault - Butler), Matthew R. MacNealy; great grandson Frank E. Butler III and step great grandson Leo F. Harris; and numerous other step grand and great grand children. The family will receive friends at TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-FAR HILLS CHAPEL, 5471 Far Hills Ave. at RahnRd. Dayton, OH 45429 from 10 am until time of service at 12 pm, Wednesday August 15, 2018. If desired, memorial contributions in Arlene’s memory may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington, Ave. Dayton, or the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be sent to


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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Jenell Terry

August 15, 2018

Arlene was one of the kindest and wittiest people I've had the pleasure of working and socializing with. I'm sorry for your loss.