William Richard “Cowboy” Butler was born on January 08, 1957
in Stuttgart Germany to William Ray Butler and Dorothy Viola McCray (both
proceeded him in death). His brother, Frank Lavelle Urbish, also proceeded
him in death.
He was a retired Union ironworker for over 30 years. He retired managing
property for the last 3+ years before becoming ill. He died June 30, 2017.
Richard enjoyed riding his Harley and loved Karaoke! Known for singing
many of his favorites including Johnny Cash "Sunday Morning".
He married the love of his life, Staci Edmondson in 2011.
He thoroughly enjoyed every moment with his grandkids.
He was a beloved Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Husband and Friend.
He is survived by his Wife, Staci Butler of the Home; his Brother, Lloyd
Butler of Pasadena Texas; his Sister, Shirley Vanderman of Odessa Texas;
sons, Rick Butler, of Cleveland Oklahoma; John Butler, of Deer Park Texas;
Jeremy Magness, of Pasadena Texas; Daughter, Melissa Gaffney, of Pasadena
Texas and Greta Flynn, of Conroe Texas; Josh Pula, of Broken Arrow OK
and Chris Edmondson, of Tulsa OK and 12 beloved grandchildren.