Mr. Benjamin Butler, age 79, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Candler Hospital.
Ben, Born on June 10, 1937 to Benjamin Butler, Sr. and Sallie (Legree) Butler, in Savannah, Georgia. He attended Burroughs Community School, Haven Home School, Cuyler Street School and later Beach High School. He worked in construction and assisted in the building of the King’s Ferry Bridge that connected Chatham County to Bryan County and also the Hunter Army Airfield Run strip. Later he worked at Night Scrap as a metal and iron worker and Allied Savannah Wholesale Distribution Center until retiring from Haverty’s Furniture after 20 years of employment.
He is survied by his loving wife of 62 years, Albertha (Davis) Butler. Two daughters, Albertha (Jose) Carrera and Joyce A. Butler. Two sons preceded him in death. Five grandsons Lawrence Romez Thompkins, Oscar Bravo Carrera, Jamerial Carlo Butler, Justin (Janella) Butler, James Benjamin King and granddaughter, Jennifer (Ka’Von) Grace. Three great granddaughters, Ka’lea, Kaylah and Jayda and a great grandson, Kamron. Brothers in law, Wilbert Davis, Carl (Lynn) Davis, Kyizer Davis and a sister in law Johnnie M. Davis. Edward Whitaker, Verna Latson, Eva Heyward and Charlie Berry. Also a host of other relatives and close friends.
A memorial service will be held, Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 11:00 am, at Families First Funeral Care.Print This Obituary & Condolences