Joseph J. Butts, age 36, of Washington Court House, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 20, 2015, at Fayette County Hospital.
Joe was born Aug. 16, 1979, in East Liverpool, and is the son of Steve and Mary Butts, Mt. Sterling.
Joe loved his music and playing guitar. Even more, he loved his son, Stevyn Butts of Grove City.
In addition to his parents, Joe is also survived by his brothers, Mark (Sharleen) of Big Plain, and Jay (Tina) of Mt. Sterling; grandparents, Jack and Norma Houghton of Columbus; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by grandparents, Roy and Wanda Lee Butts.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, at Porter-Tidd Funeral Home, 331 W. Main St., Mt. Sterling. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Mental Health Services of Madison County, 210 N. Main St., London, OH 43140 in Joe’s memory.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal