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Carl Butler, a retired engineer with the City of New Orleans and past employee of the Ochsner Health System and Meridian Hotel, was delivered into the hands of his Savior, Jesus Christ, and entered into his eternal life on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the age of 62. He passed away at his residence of 30 years in Algiers, LA. He graduated from Walter L. Cohen High School and attended Dillard University. He was an advocate of laborers, representing Louisiana in the AFL-CIO Show Us the Jobs National Tour in 2004. Carl enjoyed fishing, sports, electronics and technology and, most of all, spending time with his grandkids. He will be greatly missed by many, but will always be in the hearts of his family. Carl was the devoted husband of Stephanie Roché Butler; beloved son of the late Alfred and Louise Butler; father of Victoria Butler, Sarah Butler (Lance) Fleming, Isaiah Butler and Armando Charles Murray; stepfather of Ericka Edwards (Marcus, Sr.) Jones; brother of Barbara Butler (Calvin) Johnson, Patricia Coates Armant, Harlean Butler Banks and the late Mary Bowers, Alfreda Butler Norflin, Larry Butler and Alfred Butler, Jr.; grandfather of Elijah Fleming, Eliana Fleming and Marcus Jones, Jr. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service at D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, located at 1020 Virgil St. in Gretna, on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m., Interment: private. Arrangements by: D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, Gretna, LA. Please visit to sign guest book.