Kenneth Milton Butt, 98, Peru, passed away at 5:25 a.m. on Monday, March 28, 2022, at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru.
Born on April 9, 1923, in Peru, Indiana, he was the son of Walker Marvin and Marjorie Elizabeth (Bishop) Butt. On February 22, 1953, in Erie, Indiana, he was married to Dorothy June Pearce Butt, and she preceded him in death on January 2, 2016.
He was a 1941 graduate of Jefferson Township High School in Mexico, Indiana, and a longtime active member of Erie United Methodist Church. He was a farmer in Erie Township and retired from the Maintenance Department at Peru Community Schools. Following WWII, he served in the United States Army in Japan and Korea. He was known for his dry sense of humor which many enjoyed, and he enjoyed spending time with his family.
Survivors include his children, Teresa Blue, Peru; Christine Meador (husband, Andy Katz); Julia (Ron) McGinnis, Monticello, Kentucky; Steven Butt (wife, Angela Pauda), Mesa, Arizona; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Richard Butt, and Robert Wayne Butt; sister, Martha E. Snyder; and sons-in-law, Brian Dugan, Mike Meador, and Greg Blue; daughter-in-law, Alice Butt.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, with Pastor Warrell Law officiating. The service will be live-streamed at www.mcclainfh.com/livestream. Burial will follow in Westlawn Cemetery, Denver, Indiana.
Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Friday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Erie United Methodist Church or Gideons International. Condolences may be sent online at www.mcclainfh.com.