Joe Chester Butler age 67, of LaFayette, GA passed away Monday – September 24, 2018. He was born on Lookout Mountain, Georgia to the late Milford Howard Butler and Minnie Catherine Raines Butler Jones. He was a former resident of Centre, Alabama and a longtime resident of Trion, Georgia. He was a former employee with B.J. Gamble Company. He was of the Church of God faith. He enjoyed watching westerns and raising cattle. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife: Johnnie Marie Haney Butler, sisters: Truvillor Butler, Evergreeen Butler Kennett, brothers: M.H. Butler, J.R. Butler, Ernest Butler, Archie Butler and Lester “Shorty” Butler. He is survived by his children: Don (Wendy) Butler of Hamilton, Ohio, Margie (David) McCormick of Ringgold, GA, Cory (Leann) Butler of Dalton, Ga, Jessica (David) Rosas of Dalton, GA, Jolene (Anthony) Tomaselli of LaFayette, GA, sister: Katherine “Johnnie” Garmany of Kensington, GA, brothers: Howard Butler of Whiteside, TN, David Butler of Dalton, GA, Delon Butler, Robert Butler of Kensington, GA, sixteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm – Friday – September 28, 2018 in the chapel. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. Online guestbook at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.