Dale Butler
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Obituary for Dale A. Butler

Dale A.  Butler

Fort Fairfield – Dale A. Butler, 70, husband of Elizabeth M. (St. Peter) Butler, passed away Sunday evening, September 5, 2021 at the Presque Isle Aroostook House of Comfort, following an extended illness. He was born January 15, 1951 in Fort Fairfield, the son of Leo and Phyllis M. (Gervais) Butler.

He was a graduate of the Fort Fairfield High School, Class of 1969. Dale was a talented, self taught guitarist who began playing at the age of twelve, and continued to do so throughout his life. He was lead guitarist in several area musical groups including the Roger Lilly Band, the Paul Clayton Band and played with Clarence Deveau as well as many others. As a young man, Dale worked for area farmers and became employed by Vahlsing Enterprises, Easton, later becoming McCain Foods, where Dale enjoyed a lengthy career spanning over thirty-five years. Dale received several McCain’s Employee of the Month Awards and also was recognized as Employee of the Year in 2006. He was a past member of the Presque Isle Elks Lodge and loved fishing, however his greatest love was reserved for his grandchildren and great grandchild. Dale was married to the love of his life Elizabeth M. St. Peter on April 11, 1969.

He was predeceased by his father, Leo Butler; his mother, Phyllis M. (Gervais) Butler Scott; three brothers, Vernon, Richard and John Butler. He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Elizabeth M. Butler of Fort Fairfield; one son, Timothy Butler of Conway, AR; one daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Chris Campbell of Fort Fairfield; one sister, Verlie Tompkins Lilly of Williston, FL; five grandchildren, Hunter Deaver of Fayetteville, AR, Spencer Noggle and his wife Lakyn of Conway, AR, Matthew Campbell of Fort Fairfield, Madison Butler of Conway, AR, Emma Campbell of Fort Fairfield; one great grandson, Miles Noggle of Conway, AR; several nieces and nephews.

A service to celebrate Dale’s life will be conducted Saturday September 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield. Interment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery, Fort Fairfield. Those who wish may contribute in Dale’s memory to the Aroostook House of Comfort, P.O. Box 867, Presque Isle, Maine 04769. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gibersondorseyfuneralhome.com .