Gerald Steven “Jerry” Butner, 75, of Nashville, TN passed away June 20th, 2020. He was born in Los Angeles, California on January 5, 1945. He was a graduate of Yuma High School in Yuma, Arizona. He was a Veteran of the Navy, a musician, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Jerry was a spiritual man and his love for the our Lord was unconditional. He was of Christian faith. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents: James and Violet Butner, and his biological father, Albert Hennessey. He is survived by his Sister, Shelda Ambuehl. Brother, James "Jimmy" Butner. Daughter, Stephanie Russell. Daughter, Geraldine "Diddle" Lankford. Son, Albert Butner. Daughter, Divina Hendrickson. Daughter, Jaimie Bennett. Daughter, Lori Stephens. He also leaves behind 18 sweet grandkids and 6 adorable great grandchildren; 4 son-in-law's and 1 daughter in-law and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A funeral and memorial service is scheduled for 2pm on Friday July 24th at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery 7931 McCrory Ln. Nashville, TN 37221. Reverend Bradley Brown will officiate. Flowers and condolences can be sent to Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Please instruct delivery to send flowers to the office no later than 1pm on July 24th.