Butts, Frederick C., Sr.


Frederick C. Butts, Sr., 76, of Warwick, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Monday, February 20, 2023.

Fred was a 1965 graduate of Lockwood High School in Warwick and went on to serve two years in the Navy Reserves. He worked as a production control planner at Electric Boat in Groton, CT for over 50 years, retiring just this past October. Fred was quite talented at woodworking and enjoyed creating many projects in his spare time, as well as spending time in Galilee and Point Judith taking in the scenic views and enjoying the fresh ocean air.

Fred was predeceased by his parents Shirley (Roth) and Hugh Butts in 1986 and 1987, respectively. He leaves behind his wife of 35 years, Helen Turner. He is also survived by his son, Frederick C. Butts, Jr. of Lorton, VA, a daughter, Jody Medeiros of Warwick, a stepson, Michael Turner of Providence, and a stepdaughter, Lisa Parsons of Warwick. Fred was very proud of all of his grandchildren, including Jacob Butts, Isabel Butts, Sofia Butts, Evan Medeiros, Eastyn Medeiros, Nicole Parsons, Justin Parsons, Evan Turner, and great-granddaughter Sophia Russell.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service with Military Honors on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 11:00AM at THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 5:00PM-7:00PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516, are greatly appreciated.