Butch Melvin R. Downs
- April 25, 1949 - July 31, 2012
- Colona, Illinois
of Butch's Passing
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Donna, so sorry to hear of Butch's passing. My thoughts and prayer are with you at this time. Jan Thomas
Posted by: Jan Thomas - Moline, IL Aug 02, 2012
We will miss you, our friend! We have some very good memories of being together in our friendship!! R.I.P.
Posted by: Ed & Terri Butler - Cumming, IA - Friend Aug 02, 2012
Butch was a great friend of my father's (Steve Allen) and of my family. He will be greatly missed. I am sorry to hear of his passing and I will his family well. Butch was a great man and will be missed by many.
Posted by: Ashley Allen - Greenville, NC - Friend Aug 02, 2012
I remember attending you and Uncle Butch's wedding. Even as young as I was I could see you too had something special. When I describe you to people, I tell them you both were soul mates. Not to many people in life meet and marry their soul mate. Uncle Butch will truly be missed, I pray that God will give you strength.
Posted by: Lisa Downs-Parson - Quincy, IL - niece Aug 02, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you and may God bless and comfort you and your family.
Posted by: Allie Doran - East Moline, IL - Friend Aug 02, 2012
Sorry for your loss. New him thru the union many years. he will be missed.
Our hearts go out to you and your family.
Posted by: lynn "Jake" long - new boston, IL - friend Aug 02, 2012
Donna, My deepest sympathy on your loss. You and all of Butch's friends and and relatives have lost a wonderful man. I do not think I have ever met anyone as nice as Butch. He will be dearly missed by many. We all lost one of the truly " GOOD GUYS" of the world. Hopefully all your fun memories will help you through these trying times. One of my fondest memories was taking Butch to the golf course, for maybe
Posted by: Duane Hudson - Colona, IL - Friend Aug 02, 2012
When they made Uncle Butch, they broke the mold. You were always a constant in my life since you started dating Aunt Donna. I will remember the music you played on that piano and your smile that was always there. In a lot of ways you were the glue that held our family together through difficult times. You will be missed more than words can say.
Posted by: Janet Schrock - Chelsea, AL - niece Aug 02, 2012
Donna you have my condolences.
Posted by: Jim Brondyke - Fulton, IL Aug 02, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss. Butch was one of a kind. He always had a friendly word and a smile on his face. There will never be another quite like him. He will be deeply missed. Condolences, Your Friends,
Bill and Laurie Redden
Posted by: Bill and Laurie Redden - Coal Valley, IL - Friend Aug 02, 2012