MacArthur Butler, 71, of Oneida, passed away July 18, 2013, at Jamestown Regional Medical Center in Jamestown.

Born in Scott County, April 9, 1942, he was preceded in death by his parents, Elsie Butler and Lemuel West; grandparents: Alfred and Maudie Butler, and Crusoe West and Nancy Cotton; sister, Gilberta Jeffers; brother, Thelbert Butler and wife, Ella Mae; and  nieces: Sharon Rose Butler and Maudie Sexton.

He is survived by his brother, Clinton Butler and wife, JoAnn; brother-in-law, Travis Jeffers; nieces: Carol Phillips and husband, Curt, and Judy West and husband, Curtis; special friend, Kenny Newport; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted July 21, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Oneida with Bro. Ronnie Duncan officiating. Music was provided by Ronnie Duncan. Interment followed at Peaceful Rose Gardens Cemetery.

Four Oaks Funeral Home of Oneida had charge of arrangements.