Taplis Pierre "Tap" Butler

Posted at 6:39 PM on Feb 8, 2019


Mr. Taplis Pierre "Tap" Butler, 50, of 1110 Radio Road, Statesville, N.C., passed away unexpectedly at his residence on February 6, 2019. He was born September 26, 1968, and was the son of Mrs. Flora Baker Butler and the late Wesley Butler.

He was employed by JB Hunt at the time of his passing.

In addition to his mother, Mrs. Flora Baker Butler of Batesville, Miss., he leaves to cherish the memory of his life, two sons, Larice Treadwell of Albuquerque, N.M., and Jamie Butler of Maryland; four sisters, Sturleen (Anthony) Morris of Atmore, Ala., Priscilla (Herb) Wallace of Huntersville, N.C., Shannon (Linton) Greene of Charlotte, N.C., and Trexy (Gabriel) Jones of Batesville, Miss.; a special friend, Cassma “Punkin” Thompson of the home; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be conducted on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. The family will gather at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. but will assemble at the residence at all other times.

A Funeral Service will be conducted at a later date in Mississippi.

Join the VIP Readers' Club!

Creating an account entitles you to the following perks:

Already a member?


Subscribe to SVL Free News Email Alerts

* indicates required