Michael Joseph ‘Jody’ Butler

Published 6:00 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Funeral service for Michael Joseph “Jody” Butler will be 11 a.m., Saturday, November 27, 2021, at Riverwood Family. You may visit the family from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Mr. Butler, 46, of Olive Branch, MS, passed away November 21, 2021. He was born in McComb, MS, April 9, 1975. He grew up in Brookhaven but recently moved to Desoto County where he worked for Desoto Honda. He had a passion for riding motorbikes and fast cars. His love was customizing, designing bikes and cars, also turning wrenches. He loved his family and friends and will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Jody is preceded in death by his Maternal Grandmother Edith Wills, Maternal Grandfather Joseph Brown, Paternal Grandmother Lillian Butler, and Paternal Grandfathers Louis Butler and J.C. Covington.

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He is survived by his parents — Debra Fuller and husband, Tommy, Jesse Butler, and Mark Covington; Special Godparents Jackie and Nancy Magee; sons Joshua Gage Butler, Michael Gladen Butler, and daughter Jesielyn Denise Butler; sisters, Manndi Butler Pugh, Brittany Covington Alexander and husband, Tyler; brothers, Ben Covington and wife, Beth, Nick Fuller and wife, Mandi, and Todd Fuller. He is also survived by his nephews, Xander and Jason Pugh, Fisher and Baylor Alexander, Mark and Owen Covington, Caleb and Mason Fuller, and Cayden Fuller, and his niece, Calli Fuller; paternal grandmother, Lexie Covington.  He was loved by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.