Richard Allen Butcher

July 31, 1945December 10, 2013
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Butcher, Richard Allen age 68 of Powell, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2013. He was a member of West Side Baptist Church, a veteran of the United States Army and retired from McGhee Tyson Airport. Richard was an avid fishermen and hunter. Preceded in death by his parents Roy and Anna Butcher, sisters Debbie Easterday and Georgia Schofner. Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years Margaret Butcher, sons and daughters-in-law Chance and Lisa Marie Butcher and Richard McFall and Midge Grima, grandchildren Brittany Trent and husband Darin, C.J. and Hunter Butcher and Cameron McFall, great grandchildren Cassie and Kyleigh Trent, brother Billy Butcher, special friends Gina and Gary Smithers, Harold and Coleen Smith and Todd Smith and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and family. The family request that no flowers be sent for the service, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lung Cancer Association. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8pm in the Lynnhurst/Greenwood Chapel with a Funeral Service to follow at 8pm with Rev. Dean Braden officiating. Family and friends will meet Friday at 10:45am in the Lynnhurst Cemetery for an 11am interment service. Friends may leave their condolences at


  • Visitation Thursday, December 12, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 12, 2013

Richard Allen Butcher

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December 29, 2013

We want to Thank everyone for your prayers and visits during our recent loss.

Butch, we sure do miss You, but I know you are better off and I know You were blessed by not having to suffer long. Love, Margaret and Family

Brittany Butcher-Trent

December 25, 2013

Missing you pappow butch this christmas. I love you so much. Can't imagine what it is like in Heaven on Jesus birthday. Must be pretty amazing. Kyleigh and Cassidy miss you soo much. Have a merry christmas i love you.

December 13, 2013

Our condolences and prayers are with you~may you find comfort in our LORD.

Curtis Holder and Family

Joseph Watts Casey Bays

December 12, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. "Butch" was a wonderful friend and neighbor. Thoughts and prayers for your family during this difficult time.

December 12, 2013

My deepest sympathies. In these difficult time we need to take comfort in Gods words at Rom 15:4.

bill & judy largent

December 12, 2013

margaret and chance & family
we were so sorry to hear about butchie. bill always thought a lot about him. the last time he saw him was at his re-tirement. may god bless all of you. butch will be missed.

Cynthia Huddleston Sevinc

December 11, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

December 11, 2013

So sorry in your loss. Richard was a very nice man and missed when he retired.

Thinking of you, Cheryl Sharp (MKAA)

December 11, 2013

Our prayers and love is with the family for the loss of husband,father and grandfather.
Love Vic and Virginia Byrd