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Jack W. Butcher

July 29, 1952 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Jack Butcher Obituary

Jack W Butcher, 71 of Litchfield, IL, passed away Friday morning, January 26, 2024, at Hillsboro Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Hillsboro, IL.

Jack, fondly known to his loved ones as “Grandpa Jack” was born July 29, 1952, in Chicago, IL, a son of Willis and Mae (Tueting) Butcher.

He married Karin (Bayer) Ressler, in Las Vegas, NV in 1997. 

Jack was the owner of DermaShield in Litchfield, IL, until his retirement in 2014.

“Grandpa Jack” was a true, and loyal friend, who was also known for his entertaining, joke telling, quick wit, and generosity of heart. His favorite hobby was fishing. He would go on annual fishing trips with his best friend, Tim, and together they would “slay” buckets full of fish from the lakes or ocean.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents.

A private memorial service will be held for Jack in Tennessee with family.

Jack is survived by his wife, Karin Butcher of Litchfield, IL, daughter, Birgit (Jonathan) Goldfarb of Jonesborough, TN, son, Tom (Susan) Ressler of Blountville, TN, 3 grandchildren, Amanda (Bradford) Marsili of Louisville, KY, Cody (Meg) Ressler of Asheville, NC, Marie (Travis) Taylor of Kingsport, TN, 2 great grandchildren, brothers; Dennis Butcher of OH, Tom Butcher of AK, several nieces and nephews. “Grandpa Jack” will be loved, remembered, and missed, always and forever.

Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 1301 N State St. Litchfield, IL 62056.

Lichfield Family Funeral Services, Litchfield, IL, is in charge of arrangements.

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