From the El Paso Times, May 1, 2003
Chief Petty Officer, Eugene W. Butler Jr. U.S. Navy (Ret.) passed away on April 26, 2003 at the age of 82. He was a lifelong resident of El Paso, Texas and had served in the U.S. Navy for over 20 years. Survivors include his wife: Virginia Butler, son; Eugene W. Butler III, daughters; Betty Jane Campbell and Barbara Sargent, 5 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren. Visitation will be on Thursday, May 1, 2003 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Sunset Funeral Home-N.E. located at 4631 Hondo Pass. Graveside service will be on Friday, May 2, 2003 at Fort Bliss National Cemetery with Full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Nazareth Hall Nursing Center located at 4614 Trowbridge Avenue, El Paso, Texas 79903, (915) 565-4677 or to Hospice of El Paso, located at 1750 Curie Dr., El Paso, Texas, (915)532-5699. Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home Northeast 4631 Hondo Pass.