Hubert Bruce Butts, Sr.

September 17, 1928May 24, 2019

Hubert Bruce Butts, 90, passed away on May 24th, 2019 in Tallahassee. He was the son of the late James Franklin Butts and Grace Leah Corwell Butts. Hubert was born on September 17, 1928 in Hagerstown, Maryland. He retired from the United States Air Force after twenty years of service.

He is survived by his daughter Beverly Avery and husband Hal of Crawfordville, Florida, and his son Bruce Butts of Seattle, Washington. Additional survivors include two granddaughters, Amy Pafford and husband Michael of Crawfordville, Florida as well as Anna Vaughn and husband Jason of Tallahassee. He is also survived by two great granddaughters Whitley Avery Pafford of Woodville, Florida and Micah Pafford of Crawfordville, Florida.

Hubert was preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years Ella Louise Wells Butts, parents James Franklin Butts and Grace Leah Corwell Butts of Hagerstown, Maryland as well as five brothers and three sisters.


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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