William “Scotty” Buttry, 73 of Dexter passed away at the home of his sister on Sunday evening.
Scotty was born January 6, 1946 in Watertown the son of Porter and Alice Washburn Buttry. He attended Indian River High School and entered the Army in 1966 and served his country until 1968.
Scotty was married to Lavona Vancour in 1964, the married Linda Gordon in 1970 and later married Ardalee Meeks in 1979. All marriages ended in divorce.
Following his military service he worked as a machinist at the NY Air Brake in Watertown until retiring in 2008.
He was a member of the Machinist Union #761, American Legion in Dexter. He was an avid car-guy who loved old cars and going to car shows.
He is survived by two children, Scott Parks and Kimberly Rooney both of Virginia. Step-children are Wayne Davis of Massena, Danielle Larson of Great Bend and Diette Mahan of Calcium. He is also survived by brothers and sisters: Wanda Ketchum of Dexter, Billy Buttry of Ogdensburg, Rodney Buttry of Massachusetts, Debbie LaBarr of Rochester, Beth Babcock of Florida and Laurie Morgan of Florida, nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Dexter American Legion postponed until corona virus has been allowed to have services. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter. Online condolences may be made to dexterfuneralhome.com.
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