Thomas Hade Butler, III.

thomas butler, iii.

February 18, 1951 ~ January 9, 2023

Born in: Atlanta, Georgia
Resided in: Lawrenceville, Georgia

Captain Thomas Hade Butler III, age 71, passed away peacefully Monday, January 9th, 2023 at Life Care Center of Gwinnett. He was born February 18th, 1951 in Atlanta GA to Thomas Butler, Jr. and Sanna Warren Butler.

He graduated from Avondale High School in 1969 and Lagrange College in 1976. He held many positions before finding his calling of nursing. He displayed a natural understanding for health care and provided a comforting touch to all his patients. In July 1994, he joined the Air Force Reserves and earned the rank of Captain as a flight nurse. In 2013, he retired and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Jean-Marie, son Thomas (Noke), sister Penny (Tim), and grandchildren Luke and Grant.



Visitation: January 14, 2023 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Memorial Service: January 14, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


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  1. I never had the please of meeting Mr. Butler, but based on the character his son Thomas, I know he was an exceptional man.

  2. CandleImageWe have lost a lifelong friend of more than 40 years … praying you will experience God’s comfort as He brings to mind precious memories and the peace of knowing this is not the end! Love to all of you …

  3. CandleImageIf your father was anything like you, then I know his light shined brightly for the world. Praying for you hope amidst the sorrow.

  4. CandleImageWe’ve lost a dear brother and feel it deeply. Watch over your family. We will be together again, Tommy. See you then.

  5. CandleImageThomas and Family- I am so sorry to hear about your loss. We are thinking about you, please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.

  6. I’m so sorry to hear of your loss! You all are in my thoughts and prayers, for comfort and peace.

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