Donald & Carol Butcher

Donald & Carol Butcher

Donald & Carol Butcher
September 9, 2019

GARNER – Donald Lee, 59 & Carol Atkinson 57, Butcher died together on September 9, 2019.  Donald worked at Team Powersports in Garner and Carol worked in customer service.  They had a love of riding and being together.  Donald attended Western High School in Burlington where he played baseball.  He later attended Elon University.  They loved their family immensely and Don’s children were his all.  She loved her children and especially her grandchildren. She had a warm smile, he had an outgoing personality, honest & true.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Steve Butcher.

Funeral service 3 pm, Sunday, Central Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

They are survived by their children, James Hurst (Summer), Jason Hurst (Jenny), Jenny Price (David), Don’s parents, Patricia & Donald Butcher of Mebane, her siblings, John Atkinson (Anh) of Norfolk, James Atkinson of Virginia Beach, Kevin Atkinson, Thomas Atkinson, Jennifer Atkinson, all of VA, his siblings, Greg Butcher, Tina Butcher, grandchildren, Mason Price, Davis Price, Caden Price, Baker Price, Josie Price, Jordan Price, Brayden Hurst, Jaxson Hurst, Jason Hurst, Jr., Mackenzie Hurst, & nephew, Sage Colton Butcher.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Faith U. M. C., the Patriot Guard, or a charity of choice.

Visitation 6:30 – 8 pm, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Candace Posted September 12, 2019 2:30 pm

    They were truly 2 amazing people. They will surely be missed. My condolences and prayers to their family.

  • Deborah Thompson Posted September 12, 2019 3:09 pm

    Pat, my heart goes out to you n Don and the rest of the family. Y’all are on my thoughts n prayers. If you need anything let me know.I’m sending you hugs. I will keep y’all in my prayers. Love y’all 😢❤️

  • Kathy & Keith O’Brien Posted September 12, 2019 6:48 pm

    We are so very sorry for the loss of Fonald Lee & Carol. They will be missed dearly. They will be forever in the hearts of their family and everyone that loved them. I hope you find peace in our condolences and our prayers will ease your pain of the loss of you Son & Brother. I am so very sorry we can’t make it to the services, but please know that we send our love and prayers!

  • Mike Cook “Uncle Bubba “ Posted September 12, 2019 8:04 pm

    Rest In Peace Donald, you were more than a Nephew, you were my crib mate, my first busted nose, my friend, we shared a love of Brothers so many memories, so many precious years of Heart Filled moments, your smile was contagious, you had such a sparkle in your eyes , you were everything I always hoped to be , I’ve always admired you so much, you were so popular, so liked, so successful, so smart , you were so blessed you had it all looks and a beautiful soul I will always cherish the moments we spent together, the times you would pick me up and bring me to your home when I was traveling through, and then you married the sweetest, Prettiest Girl In Va Beach and like you her smile was also contagious, you both were so special in so many ways and it’s why People were so Magnetized to you both , you’re very presents filled the room with cheer, and Love , May God surround your Children and Grand Children ,

  • Sylvia warren Posted September 12, 2019 9:14 pm

    I am so so sorry for your loss,I have known Carol for a long time such a beautiful person she and hubby will be so prayers are with you

  • Hattie King Posted September 12, 2019 10:11 pm

    So very sorry to hear about our classmates and wife! Keeping there children, parents, and all family lifted up in prayer !

  • Juanita Burgess Posted September 13, 2019 4:03 am

    Your parents will be missed, we were pew buddies at church, we talked often and shared the love of both parents…

  • Chris Lowe Posted September 13, 2019 6:47 am

    Your Family is in my prayers !!

  • Denise Stritzel (Haberkorn) and Aaron Stritzel Posted September 13, 2019 8:55 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am going to miss them so much. It was a pleasure being their neighbor and friend for 16 years they will never be forgotten!

  • Dale & Nickie Googer Posted September 13, 2019 10:16 am

    My sincerest condolences to the entire family!

  • B.U.D.’S FOUNDATION Posted September 13, 2019 10:23 am

    From all our us at B.U.D.’S FOUNDATION – Bikers United to Defend driving Safely , We wish to extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the family.

  • Julie & John Baldwin Posted September 13, 2019 10:28 am

    May they rest in peace and love. God bless them both

  • Tiffany Bildhauer and Trey Walker Posted September 13, 2019 12:26 pm

    My thoughts are on you. I am sure Carol and Kitty are playing catching up, hopefully no arguing .lol Sending Prayers to family
    Much Love

  • Ranee Randby Posted September 15, 2019 2:30 pm

    Deep and sincere sympathy to both families for this tragic loss.

  • Karen Fletcher Posted September 16, 2019 6:37 pm

    I was so sorry to hear of this tragedy taking two such beautiful souls. My heart goes out to all of their dear families and friends. I have known the Butcher family for over 40 years with the bulldog clubs and shows that we were involved in.. Dear Pat and Don, my love and prayers are with you. With love always, Karen Kauffman Fletcher

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