Justin Shane Butler

Justin Shane Butler, 18, of DeFuniak Springs, FL, passed away July 17, 2006, in DeFuniak Springs. He was born Nov. 19, 1987, in Pensacola, FL, to Robert and Carolyn Infinger Butler.

Butler was a life long resident of Walton County, FL. He was Pentecostal by faith and a member of the First Apostolic Church in DeFuniak Springs. He was currently a student at the Walton Vocational School. He was also employed with Wal-Mart, working in receiving and stocking. He enjoyed riding his four wheeler and driving his jeep and he also enjoyed computers.

Butler is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Alberta Butler, and maternal grandfather, Elmer Infinger.

Butler is survived by his father, and mother, Bobby and Carolyn Butler, of DeFuniak Springs; maternal grandmother, Mildred Infinger of DeFuniak Springs, two uncles, Dale Infinger, and Danny Infinger and wife, Debbie, all of DeFuniak Springs; one aunt Debbie Howell and husband, Mike, of Laurel Hill, FL, and three cousins Chad, Ross, and Coley.

Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 21, 2006, at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, with Rev. David King officiating.

Pallbearers were Glen Leavins, Kenny Cuchens, Robert Gray, Chris Beard, Eddie Farris, and Ronald Platt.

Honorary pallbearers were the employees at the Walton County Sheriffs Department.

Burial followed in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

[Source: The DeFuniak Springs Herald, July 27, 2006, Page 9-B]

[Burial: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Ridge]