The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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October 25, 2012

Timothy Butcher

CARTHAGE, MO —

Timothy Butcher, age 45, son of Samuel J. Butcher and Kathie E. Yott, died in his home Oct. 14, 2012.

He was a great son, brother and a friend to many. He was a talented musician, artist and scholar. He had a strong love for science and an amazing sense of humor. In his own words, he would describe himself as "roughly 43 kg oxygen, 16 kg carbon, 7 kg hydrogen and less than 1 kg of nitrogen, calcium, phosphorus and those other predictable elements".

The Butcher family will be honoring Tim's life with the Timmy's Tower Memorial to be constructed at Precious Moments Chapel in Carthage, Mo. This memorial will showcase Tims writing, art and music.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Precious Moments Foundation in Carthage.

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