Robert Lee "Buddy" Butts

May 27, 1933 ~ December 25, 2021 (age 88)


Hagerstown, MD – Robert Lee “Buddy” Butts, 88, of Hagerstown, MD passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at Williamsport Nursing Home in Williamsport, MD.


He was born on May 27, 1933 in Middletown, MD to the late Guy F. and Mary M. Bringle Butts.


He was a 1951 graduate of Middletown High School in Middletown, MD.


He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict.


Buddy was employed as a Brick Mason for most of his life until his retirement.


He was a member of BPOE Elks #378 in Hagerstown, MD; Hagerstown Amvets; Dixon-Troxell Post #211 American Legion Funkstown, MD.


He was very sports-minded.


Buddy played Baseball from 1958-1959 in the San Francisco Giants Organization.


He is survived by his wife of 64 years Elaine Lucille “Lucy” (Weaver) Butts; son Jeff Butts of Boonsboro, MD; granddaughter Callie Koontz; great grandson Everett Koontz; sister Juanita Beachley of Frederick, MD; sister Vernie Hardwick of Florida; numerous nieces and nephews.


He was predeceased by two sisters Frances Leatherman and Ponzie Saraman; brother Guy H. Butts; grandson Cody Butts.


The Osborne Funeral Home, P.A. 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD will be open on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 from 12:00 (noon) -5:00 pm for the convenience of family and friends.


Graveside services will be held at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park Hagerstown, MD on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 1:00 pm with Hospice Chaplain Duane Musgrove officiating. Military graveside services will be provided by Joint Veterans Council and Marine Corps League of Hagerstown, MD.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105


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Graveside Service
January 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown

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