William (Bill) Butler
May 24, 1942 – November 12, 2013
Bill left this world suddenly after a lengthy illness. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife Sandy, brothers Bob (Julie) and Gary (Helen), sons Rob and Ryan (Amber),grandchildren Chrystal, Larry, and Jennifer; as well as step-son, Kelly (Maria),step-grandchildren Shelby, Luke, Tanis, Leah and Jason, step-great-grandson Caleb, and many other family members and friends.
Bill and Sandy moved to Ashcroft area in 1985 and established Mesa Studio on Tingley Street which grew into a prosperous pottery business which employed several people and shipped product across the country for 12 years. They then purchased property on Highway 1 and built Coyote Corner, a retail store that also sold excellent fudge, which had many repeat customers both locally and from afar and which was operating for 12 years. Bill and Sandy retired to Ashcroft in 2012. Bill loved playing blackjack, golf, and watching football, baseball and poker on TV with a full bowl of popcorn and Duffer on his lap.
No service at Bill’s request. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to BC Childrens’ Hospital Foundation (form on internet) or charity of your choice. Notifications may be sent to: Box 1119, Ashcroft, B.C. V0K 2A0