HERMON – Phillip E. Butler, 92, passed away on December 19, 2018 in Bangor. He was born in Eastbrook, on May 10, 1926, son of the late Everett and Josephine (Clow) Butler.
He attended Franklin schools, and upon graduating from Franklin High School in 1944 enlisted in the US Army. After his honorable discharge from the service he began his first and only career working for the Maine Central Railroad. Retiring in 1986, he and his wife travelled around the country enjoying their retirement.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Pearl (Mike), son, Walter and wife Jane of Bar Harbor, their children Emily and Christopher, and son William of Sanford, NC.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, December 29th at 11:00am followed by the funeral service at 1 pm at the Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, 215 Main Street, Ellsworth.
Service: 1:00 pm, Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, 215 Main Street, Ellsworth