John Leonard Butler age 90 of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed peacefully into eternal rest on Thursday, November 30, 2017, surrounded by his immediate family. Born in Stone Mountain, on November 18, 1927, Mr. Butler served his country in the U.S. Army where he was member of the 101st Airborne Division overseas during World War II. He served as Assistant Post Master at Pine Lake for over 15 years, and also a member of the First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, and was preceded in death by his beloved wife Betty Jean Kimbell Butler earlier this year and a son Charles Walker Butler. Surviving is son: John William (Becky) Butler and daughter: Beverly Butler (Barry) Wooten; and eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Wages and Sons Funeral Home 1040 Main Street, Stone Mountain, from 10:00AM until 11:00 AM Graveside services will be held, 11:30 AM, Saturday December 2, 2017 at the Bethel Community Cemetery in Stone Mountain, with Dr. Dan Parker officiating and grandson Chris Moore providing the eulogy. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. Revelation 21:4
    And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

  2. Please accept our condolences on the death of your father. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. We are so saddened to learn of the passing of John. Our love, thoughts and prayers to all the family, especially our Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. May our Loving Lord grant His peace to all of you. Grandma and Grandpa Moore

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