Cover photo for C.K. "Bud" Butterfield's Obituary
C.K. "Bud" Butterfield Profile Photo
1930 C.K. 2021

C.K. "Bud" Butterfield

October 28, 1930 — February 11, 2021

C.K. “Bud” Butterfield
90, of Mooresville, passed away on February 11, 2021 at home. Bud was born on October 28, 1930 in Gosport, IN to the late Glee and Opal (Hunsicker) Butterfield.

After graduating from Gosport High School in 1948, Bud went into the U.S. Navy, where he proudly served for 20 years before retiring. He then embarked on a career as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Indianapolis, where he retired after 22 years. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #61 and the V.F.W Post #1111.

He married the love of his life, Mary Powers on June 11, 1955 and were married for over 65 years. Together they had four sons, Brad, Scott, Gregory and Jeffrey. He enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting and fishing. His generous spirit will be greatly missed by all.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister Caroline Hough.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years Mary (Powers) Butterfield; sons Brad, Scott, Gregory, Jeffrey; brother Don Butterfield; sister Mary A. Butterfield; 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

As per Bud’s wishes, he will be cremated and laid to rest in Gosport Cemetery at a later date. No formal services will be observed at this time.

Final arrangements and cremation are entrusted to Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Please visit to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

To send flowers to the family in memory of C.K. "Bud" Butterfield, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 30

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send a Card

Send a Card