Kobe Butler


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 8:41 pm
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Kobe Joe Butler, of Davenport, infant son of Joseph Butler Jr. and Amber Reicks, died Jan. 21, 2013.
Services are 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Runge, Davenport. Burial is at Oakdale Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 1:30 p.m. to services.
Surviving are his father and mother, Joseph and Amber; siblings, Taniah Butler, Havannah Horton, Joseph Butler III, Isaac Butler and Josiah Butler; maternal grandparents, Diana (John) Essex; paternal grandparents, Joseph Butler Sr. and Creassie (Bill) Shorter; uncles, Larry Randle, Nick Reicks, Jamie Reicks and Jason Huffman; and aunts, Kristina Randle and Jennifer Tacey. He was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Butler.












 



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