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 www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.