Raeford Butler, 68, motor pool supervisorRaeford Butler, a...

November 26, 1997

Raeford Butler, 68, motor pool supervisor

Raeford Butler, a supervisor in the motor pool of a local bakery and former auto body shop owner, died of complications of a stroke Saturday at Franklin Square Hospital Center. He was 68 and lived in Rosedale.

Mr. Butler, who was known as Bill, worked at H & S Bakery Inc. in Fells Point, where he was in charge of company cars and delivery trucks.

Earlier, he owned an auto body repair shop on Eastern Avenue and worked in the body and fender department of a Buick dealership.

Born and educated in Lumberton, N.C., he enlisted in the Army and fought in the Korean War from 1952 to 1953. He moved to Baltimore in 1957.

He was an active member of the John H. B. Latrobe Masonic Lodge.

Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today at South Broadway Baptist Church, 211 S. Broadway in Fells Point.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, the former Beatrice "Bunnie" O'Neill; two stepsons, Terrence Mooney and Stephen Farrell, both of Baltimore; four stepdaughters, Michele Collier, Kathleen Gambrills, Jeanne Cahill and Laura Day, all of Baltimore; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Vivian L. Williams, 76, secretary

Vivian L. Williams, whose "main life was her family and friends," died Friday of complications from burns at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She was 76.

Mrs. Williams moved to Loch Raven Genesis Eldercare Center six months ago.

A native of Clarksburg, W.Va., the former Vivian Roush moved to Ridgeleigh near Towson in 1949. She worked in a variety of jobs, including as a secretary.

A marriage to C. V. Williams of Ridgeleigh ended in divorce in the late 1960s.

A memorial service was held Saturday.

Mrs. Williams, who donated her body to the Anatomy Board of Maryland, is survived by a son, Victor "Bud" Williams of Ridgeleigh; a daughter, Myrna Kincaid of West Milford, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 11/26/97

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