WATAUGA — Dennis Michael Butler, 59, Watauga, passed away Friday, February 24, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
A native of New York City, he was a son of the late William & Leah Butler. His family moved to Chicago when he was six months old.
He was a 1996 graduate of East Tennessee State University with a degree in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Social Work in 1998. Dennis retired in 2004 from the State of North Carolina in the Alcohol and Drug Rehab program in Asheville.
Survivors include his companion: Vickie Galloway and her children; A Sister: Linda Butler, Chicago. Ill.; Two Nieces: Brandi & Rachel.
It was his wish to be cremated and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Carter County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 134, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644.
Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.