Biography: Venus J. Butler, 78 formerly of Bucyrus and most recently of Signature Health Care in Galion passed away on Friday September 9, 2016 in Galion. Venus was born October 19, 1937 in Head Of Grassy Ky to the late William Leonard and Bessie (Bond) Dyer. She was married Feb. 13, 1962 to Norman R. Butler who preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 2003. She was also preceded in death by son Darrell; brothers Ora, Otha, and McKinley Dyer; and sisters Nellie Bass, and Velva Zornes.
Venus is survived by children Norma (Steven) Butler, Bucyrus; Boyd (Kay) Butler, Bucyrus; Debra (Christopher) Gase, Galion; step sons Wayne (Terri) Butler and Kenneth (Annette) Butler both of Republic; 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; sisters Ruby Thomas, Lewis Co, KY; Audrey Starlin, Bucyrus; Linda (John) Banks, Bucyrus; and Janet Hensley, Flatwood, KY.
Venus was a homemaker and member of Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling and quilting.
The family will receive friends at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home on Monday from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Friends may also call on Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 pm in the Upper Tygert Freewill Baptist Church in Olive Hill, KY where services will be held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday. Burial will be held in Morgan Cemetery, Lewis Co., KY. Expressions of sympathy can be left at munzpirnstill.com