Donald R. “Butch” Litton

Donald R. “Butch” Litton, age 71, of New Douglas, passed away Thursday, October 1 at his home. Funeral services for 71 year old Donald R. “Butch” Litton will be Monday, October 5 at 11:00 a.m. at the Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra. Friends may call Monday from 10:00 a.m. to service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Adopt-A-Pet Animal Rescue. Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra is in charge of arrangements.

He was born on Monday, September 11, 1944, in Bonne Terre, MO, the son of William E. and Elsie I. (nee Montgomery) Litton.

On Saturday, February 23, 1963, he married Bonadell A. “Bonnie” Litton nee Leuscher who survives.

Donald was born in Bonne Terre, MO. Moved to Worden, Illinois, in 1951. He worked at Kleuter Brothers Concrete Products in Edwardsville for 37 years as a Finisher and Forklift Driver. He and his wife moved to their farm south of New Douglas in 2013. He enjoyed listening to music, antique tractors, mowing grass and his many pets.

Survivors include:
Wife – Bonadell A. “Bonnie” Litton nee Leuscher, New Douglas, IL
Sister – Norma L. (Robert) Tersero, Arkansas Pass, TX
Nephew – Mike Litton, St. Louis, MO
Niece – Virginia “Ginny” Rhodes, Glen Rose , TX
Niece – Sherry (David) Daffan, Glen Rose, TX
Niece – Denise (Avery) Barton, Raymondville, MO
Niece – Amanda Davis, Litchfield, IL
Great Nieces & Nephews – Many

He was preceded in death by:
Father – William E. Litton died 1978
Mother – Elsie I. Litton nee Montgomery died 1971
Brother – Frank Litton died 10/9/1964
Brother – Denver Litton died 10/9/1964
Sister – Brenda Litton died at 6 months
Sister – Dorothy Litton (infant)
Brother – Gerald Litton (infant)