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Charles Lao "Butch" Fentress

June 27, 1947 ~ November 11, 2019 (age 72)


Charles Lao “Butch” Fentress, 72, of East Moline passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at UnityPoint Trinity, Rock Island. 

The visitation will be 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. Sunday, November 17 at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, 1902-3rd Avenue East Moline.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Charles was born June 27, 1947 in Rock Island; the son of Charles and Joliet Constance (Brezzel) Fentress.  Butch worked for Universal Sea Food, Alaska, as a truck driver, last working in 1998.  Butch enjoyed watching TV, camping, and playing dominos.  He enjoyed spending time with his family. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his partner, Tammy Horton, East Moline, children; Charles Fentress, Dayton, OH, Dana Easter, Moline, Nico Fentress, AK, Brandy Fentress,Lanelle Brown, Rock Island, and Venus Akers, Seattle, WA,  stepchildren; Steven Lessard, Bettendorf, IA, Tina Horton, East Moline, Andrew Horton, Rock Island, Sylvia Olson, MN, Steven Olson, MN, and Marcus Johnson, siblings; Marcella Albritton, Seattle, WA, and Paul (Denise) Hawkins, Seattle, WA and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Nicole Brevik-Fentress.


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November 17, 2019

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, Ltd.
1902 Third Avenue
East Moline, IL 61244

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