CLAREMONT — Shawn Butler, 53, of Claremont, died Monday morning, May 13, 2019 at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont of a massive heart attack. He was born in Claremont on March 24, 1966 the son of Robert and Monica Butler. Shawn was a graduate of Stevens High School and was employed at Consolidated Communications Telephone Co. for the past 33 years and he was still working on Monday. He enjoyed going up north to his camp. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and all-around outdoorsman. He liked snowmobiling and riding four-wheelers. He also loved spending time with family and friends.
Shawn was an animal lover and leaves behind his beloved dogs. He loved riding his fat boy with Izzy in his jacket. The family includes his mother Monica; his sister Kelly Butler and significant-other Henry; his brother Chad Butler and wife Susan and their son Elias; his sister Darlene Elder and husband Mark; nieces and nephews, Heather Shepard and husband Joe, Sarah Guyer, Joshua Elder and Matthew Elder and fiancée Sara Belleperche; and his lifelong friend Sarah Hodgdon-Davis. He was predeceased by his father Robert.
Visiting hours will be held at Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad St. in Claremont, on Wednesday evening, May 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Stringer Funeral Home on Thursday morning, May 16, at 11 a.m. with a celebration of life to follow at the American Legion in Claremont. Donation may be made to a charity of one’s choice. To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit www.stringerfh.com.