Fenton Drew Butterfield, 62, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 26, 2023, in the Northern Nevada Regional Hospital. He was born on January 3, 1961, to Jack and Billie Lou Butterfield.
He grew up in Preston, Idaho, where he graduated from Preston High School and excelled in automotive. He worked at West Motor and the Loft House Restaurant.
In 1985 he married Jeanie Hymas; they settled in Preston while they raised their two daughters, Ashli & Brooke, who he adored very much. He was an avid fly fisherman and loved to tie his own flies. He loved the outdoors and truly saw the beauty in all that he did. Later in life, he became an electrician. This took him to Southern Utah and Northern Nevada, where he truly found a passion for what he did in life.
Fenton is survived by his wife, Jeanie, Elko NV, and Daughters, Ashli (Jason) Jardine and Brooke (Steve) Wilcox. His grandchildren; Damon, Hadli, Tayli Jardine, Elko NV. Maksim, Sloane, Swayze Wilcox, Hooper UT. He is preceded in death by his parents and his grandparents.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 3, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the Franklin County Funeral Home, 56 S. State St., Preston, Idaho, with Bart Wilcox conducting. A viewing will be held on Monday from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the Franklin County Funeral Home before the services. For those not able to attend in person, you may view a recorded copy of the video by following this link after the funeral services. The interment will be in the Preston Cemetery. The family would like to invite all of those who knew and loved Fenton to attend.
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Monday, July 3, 2023
Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain time)
Due to technical difficulties, the live stream is not working. We will attempt to upload a copy of the service later today following the conclusion of the service. View by following this link. https://youtube.com/live/KnSM761VYG4?feature=share