Peter Elroy Butler was born on June 9, 1960 in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, to the late Mary Alphea Butler and the late William Lawrence Butler. He departed this life on Monday October 7, 2019 at Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de grace, MD with his wife by his side.
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Pete attended school in Prince George’s County after graduation, Pete joined the United States Army and served for 6 years. After returning home from the
Army he went on to work at Harford County public school for several years. He worked at Plastipack (Constar) packing (29 years) until his health declined.
Pete was a member of Press Toward the Mark Ministry for many years before joining New Life Fellowship Church of God where he served as a Deacon and Church treasure. He attended faithfully until his health started to decline.
If you knew Pete, you knew he had a love for collecting hot wheels. Anytime he went out he had to collect one or two while leaving his wife sitting in the car, wondering why he was taking so long.
His love for his grandchildren was never ending. During his illness his grandchildren always brought a smile to his face no matter where he was.
When he attended church he sometimes sung in the choir. He loved singing “There’s a Praise on the Inside” and “Lord You Been So Good”. His favorite songs were” I Pray we all be Ready”, and “hearing Jasmine sing “Break Every Chain” and Sa’Morya singing “Every Praise.” He loved watching the dance team at church as well.
Pete leaves to cherish his memory his devoted and loving wife of 23 years Evangeline Butler, his children Anika (Rashard), Sharina, Pierre, William, Jade, Latora, and Rashad (Ginnea), his precious grandchildren; Shiyanna, SaMya, Sabrayah, Sariyah, Anderson, Ezekiel, Elias, Peyton, Parklynn, Kaden, Zakai, Ane’jah, Dasha, Vance, Nasir and Cameron, sisters; Litsha, Darlene and Tammy (James), his brother in law Alonzo and sister in law Mona (Larry), his God Daughter Jade and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins aunts and uncles and friends. He was proceeded in death by his brothers Jason and Malcom.