David James Butterfield, Sr.

April 12, 1946 ~ December 20, 2021

David James Butterfield, Sr., 75, passed away Monday, December 20, 2021, in a local hospital.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, David has resided in Sulphur for over 50 years. He retired after 37 years working maintenance for Palermo Properties. 

He will be greatly missed by his children; David Eavey (Jennifer), Loretta Eavey,  Paul Eavey (Brandy), April Richard (Ricky), and Robert “Bobby” Butterfield (Peggy).

He was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Bonnie Taylor; sons, Spanky Butterfield and Johnny Butterfield; and daughters, Betty Gordan and Janet Butterfield.

Funeral services will be at 2pm, Thursday, December 23, 2021, in Johnson and Robison Funeral Home of Sulphur. Burial will follow at Westlake Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 11am – 2pm, Thursday in the funeral home. Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at

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  1. I will miss you. Thank you so much for letting me stay with you a while. You had a great ❤. You became a good friend of mine. Tell spanky I said hello and I miss him until we meet again rest in paradise

  2. He was like a dad to me he was always there for me when i need him i will miss a lot and love u rip he know people buttons but he would give shirt off his back to help anyone

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