Albert Edmond Butcher, 83, of Barnsdall, died Feb. 22, 2014, at his residence.
Services are being held at 10:30 a.m. today, Feb. 26, at the Wynona Assembly of God Church with Pastor David Downing officiating. Music selections were "The Dance," "Go Rest High On That Mountain," sung by Wilbur Lee Tucker and "Amazing Grace," sung by Ruth Downing. Casket Bearers were George "Porky" Roberts, Terry Lemons, Jason Howell, Albert Gene Butcher, Lee West, Wes Butcher, and honorary casket bearers were Bill Smith and Don Lane.
Interment was in the A.J. Powell Cemetery under the direction of Powell Funeral Home of Hominy, www.powellfuneralservice.com.
Albert was born Oct. 6, 1930, to Elmer Ransom and Ada Belle (Barham) Butcher at Wynona. Albert was a life-long area resident, going to school in Mound Valley. Albert married Wanda Montgomery on Nov. 15, 1947. Albert was a rancher and enjoyed working with his cattle and being on the ranch.
He is survived by his wife Wanda of the home; three sons, Albert Gene Butcher and wife June of Cleveland, Okla., Larry Butcher and wife Theresa Sue of Pawhuska, and Darrell Butcher and wife Teresa of Barnsdall; five grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren; fourteen brothers and sisters, several nieces, nephews and many friends.
Albert was preceded in death by his parents; five siblings; one granddaughter; Dana McKinney; and one great-granddaughter, Brittany Butcher.