The Times West Virginian


September 19, 2013

Louis Jefferson Jr.

Louis Jefferson Jr., “Butch,” 64, of Fairmont, formerly of Osage, passed away Monday (Sept. 16, 2013) at the Louis A. Johnson VMC.

He was born Feb. 10, 1949, in Morgantown, the son of the late Louis T. Jefferson Sr. and Evelyn Seals Jefferson of Osage.

Butch attended the Fairmont Congregation Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness. He also served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era with the 101st Airborne Division.

He is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Keith Jefferson of Granville, and Regan Jefferson and Nicole of Lansing, N.Y.; two stepsons and one stepdaughter, Michael, Jason and Andrea McDonald, all of Morgantown; one brother and four sisters, G. Randy and Cathy Jefferson of Pursglove, Margaret Jefferson of Morgantown, Jacqueline McElroy and George of Fairmont, Valarie Harris and Mitch of Morgantown, and Janet Bradley and Benjamin of Westover; two aunts, maternal aunt Eunice Mollard of Osage and paternal aunt Fannie Malone of Morgantown; and eight grandchildren, Amanda Faulknier, LaVaughn and Traivion Jefferson, Cymbri and Harlen Jefferson, Kyliyah, Dymond, Brianna and Shamar McDonald. A host of nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins and many friends survive.

In honoring Butch’s wishes, cremation was conducted by Fred L. Jenkins Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fred L. Jenkins Funeral Home with Elder George McElroy officiating. Interment will be in the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown at a later date.

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