Joseph A. “Joey” Butler, 51, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the Kansas City Hospice House. He was born August 14, 1962 in Laurel, MS to Jasper and Alice Faye (Cox) Butler. On August 5, 1989 Joey was united in marriage to Dawn Boseman who survives of the home. He was Pastor of Gateway Church in Blue Springs, and was the beloved chaplain of the Blue Springs High School Football Team. Joey also loved his Mississippi State Bulldogs, sweet tea, fried chicken, BBQ, and God’s favorite sport baseball. He especially loved seeing his wife in a jersey.
In addition to his wife, Dawn, he is survived by his sons, Joey Tyler “Ty” Butler, Zacchaeus Jon “Zac” Butler, daughter Josy Dawn Butler all of the home; brothers, Kenneth Wayne Butler of Mobile,AL, and James David Butler of Laurel, MS., step-brother Tim Mott of Atlanta, GA, step-sister Nancy Savage of Lucedale, MS, nephews, Clay Savage of Winder, GA., Ben Little of Brandon, MS, Austin Butler of Laurel, MS, Alan Hinton of Mobile, AL, Craig Hinton of Oxford, MS, niece Alexis Butler of Laurel, MS.
A celebration of Joey’s life will be at 7:00 pm Tuesday November 19, 2013 at the Performing Arts Center at Blue Springs High School 2000 NW Ashton, Dr. Blue Springs, MO. Memorial
Contributions may be made to Gateway Church in care of Top Button Foundation 5600 SW Woods Chapel Rd. Blue Springs, MO 64015. Online condolences in Joey’s memory may be sent to meyersfuneralchapel.com.