ATKINSON, N.H. — Rick R. Butterfield, 53, of Atkinson, died Thursday, April 14, 2011.
Mr. Butterfield, son of the late Marcellus and Shirley (Smith) Butterfield, was born July 15, 1957 in Oregon. He later moved to California and was a graduate of Arroyo Grande High School, Class of 1975. After high school, Mr. Butterfield served in the United States Air Force for four years. He was employed as an airplane engine mechanic with Century Jets in Nashua.
Mr. Butterfield, who was an airplane enthusiast, also enjoyed the ocean, fishing, boating, camping and most importantly, spending time with his children.
He is survived by his wife, Jean (Fedele) Butterfield; three sons, Michael McNeil and his fiancee Bailey of Andover, Kyle NcNeil of North Reading, Nicholas Butterfield of Atkinson; a daughter, Shirley Butterfield of Atkinson; a sister, Rene Barker and her husband Jeff of California; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and relatives are invited to call on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St. (121-A) Plaistow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations to the Butterfield Children's College Fund, payable to Amy Schena, P.O. Box 332, Atkinson, NH 03811. To send a message of condolence or for directions to our facility, please visit our website at www.brooksidechapelfh.com.