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Celebration of Life

First Baptist Church of West Carrollton
Saturday June 19th, 2021
1:00pm - 4:00pm

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Rene "Butch" Harper

Harper, Rene, Jr. "Butch", age 73 of New Lebanon passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Freeburn, KY to the late Rene Sr. and Margaret (Mounts) Harper, was a member of West Carrollton First Baptist Church and was the recipient of a kidney in 2004. Butch retired from General Motors, had a great sense of humor and loved to tell jokes. Butch is survived by his wife Kathy (Bowman) Harper, his children Robin (Marty) Cole, Amy (Dave) Noggle, Ben (Susanna) Harper, Sara (Andy) Mihaly, his grandchildren Lauren and Madison Cole, Emily (Ryan) Reinhart, Levi Noggle, Meredith and Kendall Harper, Sam Mihaly, and his aunt Henrietta Harlow. The family would like to thank Butch's pastor Scott Wells and the care Butch received from the staff at Hospice of Dayton. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation or Hospice of Dayton (links are listed below). There will be a memorial service on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 1:00PM at First Baptist Church of West Carrollton, 705 S Elm St.  West Carrollton, OH  45449.  The family asks if you are not vaccinated that masks be worn.

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A donation pledge to National Kidney FoundationDear Sara, God Bless you and your family. Elizabeth Meyer

Elizabeth Meyer Feb 5 2021 12:00 AM

I want to tell the family how sorry my family is to hear about Butch, Greg, Judy and Tasha Mounts. I met Butch at his mom house. Our Daughter Tasha Took up to him like they knew each other for a long time. He took Tasha in the Kitchen to draw, She loves to draw now because of Butch. Butch and his mom treated uses with such kindest. I will miss them both. Greg wanted me to tell the family how sorry he is that he loved his cousin, and will remember him always.

Judy Mounts and Greg Mounts Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

Always like Butchs jokes and since of humor. Loved his stories . He will be missed.

Dean Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

Sara, my deepest sympathy for the loss of your father. May he Rest In Peace. Rosemary Franklin

Rosemary Franklin Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Sara - I am very sorry for your loss. Your father seemed to have been a wonderful, joyous man.

Amy Koshoffer Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Sara, I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray that God will comfort you and your family.Mike Braunlin

Mike Braunlin Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

You will be missed by all of us. May you always have music wherever you go.Much love,Donna, Lanny, Erin, and Sean MaddenDonna J Madden

Donna J Madden Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Ben,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.Julie Rotella

Julie Rotella Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM