Alfred Samuel "Butch" Erwin Jr. 72, of Edwardsport, went to his eternal resting place on Thursday, January 26, 2023.
Butch was born in Vincennes, IN on July 2, 1950 to the late Betty Winegar Erwin and Alfred Samuel Erwin Sr.
Butch was a member of the United States Army 1969-1971 and a Vietnam Veteran, serving with 1099th River-Rats. He owned Butch's Place and The Dugout Tavern and worked construction and coal mining. He enjoyed; fishing, mowing, gardening and western movies. He was a member of the French Club, V.F.W., and the American Legion.
Those left to mourn the loss of Butch, also known to many as Pap are; his loving wife, Brenda Strate Erwin; children, Sam Erwin (Nikki) of Evansville, Heather Green (Chad) of St. Francisville, and J.C. VanMeter of Oaktown; grandchildren, Zack Green (Alyssa), Lane Vories (Chelsea), Dalton Vories (Amerae), Zane Green (Nina), Kylee VanMeter, Jalen VanMeter; great-grandchildren, Arya Vories, Hadley Vories; and a sister, Cindi Parkhill. As well as several nieces and nephews.
There will be a visitation on Monday, January 30, 2023 at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Bicknell Chapel from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. With a service following on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 12:00 P.M. also at the funeral home. Burial will be in Edwardsport Cemetery. The family welcomes online condolences to be left at www.fredrickandson.com. Memorial contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516 Topeka, Kansas 66675.
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