Charles A. Butcher

Feb 18 1930
Oct 7 2019
89 Years
Parkesburg, Pennsylvania

Charles A. Butcher, 89, of Parkesburg passed away peacefully on Monday, October 7, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Marie Marlene Brown Butcher who died in 2006. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Edward L. Butcher and Nora Mae McKimm Butcher. 

Charlie was a Parkesburg resident most of his life. He proudly served in the US Marine Corps from 1951 to 1953 and was wounded in action during the Korean War receiving the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal with three battle stars, the United Nations Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. 

He was employed by the former McGrails Nu-Pak Corporation of Parkesburg and later by the Coatesville VA Medical Center as a nurse. 

Charlie was a member of the Parkesburg Fishermens Club, first African American Baseball Team and he enjoyed hunting. 

He is survived by four children; Marvin Lewis Butcher and wife Kristy Davis, Charles Andrew Butcher, Jr. and wife Jeanne, Anna Marie Butcher-Thompson and husband Raymond and Nora Mae Butcher and companion John Baker all of Parkesburg, 14 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and two siblings; Paul George Butcher and Gloria Edith Watson both of Coatesville. He was preceded in death by one granddaughter Teresa Butcher.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Coatesville VA All Faith Chapel, Building 72,1400 Blackhorse Road, Coatesville, PA 19320 with the Rev. Beatrice Nichols officiating. Family and friends are also invited to attend the viewing at the Chapel from 10:00 AM to the time of the service.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences can be made at

Service Date: 
Oct 12 2019 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Coatesville VA All Faith Chapel


My thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this difficult time. Mr Butcher “Chinc Butcher” was loved by all.  I had no idea what a national here he was. I’m so grateful for his service and his sacrifice.  God bless you Sir. I salute you 

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Annie and Family, We are so sorry for your Loss. Your Father was a great person, He always had something nice to say and alway spoke. Please know your Family is in our Thoughts and Prayers. Heaven gained a wonderful Angel. 

Craig And Eva. 

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When in town I always drive by to speak if I saw him sitting outside.  Never knew of his military history!  One of the last...

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Praying for my extented family..just know Uncle Chink is in God's loving arms healed and delivered. He was a tough soldier, funny ,loved playing cards, and fishin. He'll truly be missed love you Unc' ❤ Your niece "Rita"..

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My sincere condolences to the family..

Charles "Chink" Butcher, thank you for serving me and the people of the United States of America in the Korean War. I shall remember you on your porch at your home enjoying your hobbie, friends and family. Now rest with our Heavenly Father where there are no wars and no more illness, just living peacefully in a beautiful environment forever and ever and ever! "Well done Chink!"

Love and Blessings to the family,                                               
Janet L. Denson


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Alan and I would like to send our deepest condolences to the family. Chinc was always a nice man. Enjoy playing cards with him and when he came up to the hunting feast. Rest in peace dear brother your work here is done. Heartfelt sympathy Alan and Denise lavender

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To Bucky and Charlie and their families. So sorry for the loss of your dad.  Prayers to all from Dale and I.

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Dear Butcher Family,

  Sorry to hear you loss your father. He always said hello when i had to go to the Dollar Store for Mike. Did not see until this evening about the service, we were so sorry we could not attend.


Mike and Gen Wilsey

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Thoughts and Prayers for the Family and Friend's. May He Rest In Peace.

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To ANnie and NOra, CHarlie ( the ones I know from the PArkesburg playground days) And the entire Brown & Butcher family"

God grant you His comfort as you remember the legacy left by your dad , Brother  in law etc.   You are a part of what he did on this earth- and you will prayerfully remember that as you live out your future.  REst in PEace

Sister Shirley A. WIlson 

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