William Arthur "Butch" Downey, Jr.


November 21, 1942 - November 03, 2018

William Arthur "Butch" Downey, Jr., 75, of Jasper, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 12 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home, with funeral services following at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel.  Burial will be at Saragossa First Baptist Church. Dustin Murray will officiate.

Mr. Downey was preceded in death by Robert and Ostella Downey; William Arthur Downey, Sr.; Margaret Joann Downey; step mother,Lila Downey; Betty Sue Dees; Ray Vay Daniel; step grandmother, Clementine Daniel.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara June Downey; daughter, Tina Downey McGalliard (Jason) of Jasper; son, Tim Downey (Tracy) of Nauvoo; step sister, Carolyn Young (John) of Mooreville, Mississippi; step brothers, Gary Lovette (Becky) of Muscle Shoals, Tim Lovette (Donna) of Burnsville, Mississippi and James Black of San Francisco, California; grandchildren, Whitney Harrison (Jacob) of Nauvoo, Erin Downey of Nauvoo, Carson Downey of Nauvoo and Jayden Harrison of Nauvoo.

Pallbearers will be Lonnie Murray, Sam Murray, Allen Gaddy, E.B. Tingle, Lawernce Tingle and Jacob Harrison.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571