Carlton LeRoy Butler 80, of Ringgold, GA, Born in Lagrange Georgia on November 4, 1940 was promoted to glory on January 13, 2021 at Erlanger Hospital due to surgical complications. He was preceded in death by his wife Darlene, parents Majors Carlton and Sallie Mae Butler, sister Sarah Butler Kelley (Sidney), and brother in law, Teddy Kyriakidis. Survivors include brother John Butler (Florence) of Plano, TX, sister Betty Butler Kyriakidis of Chattanooga, TN, children Carl, Angie, and Evangeline and numerous nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. LeRoy was a 1964 graduate of Asbury University, Wilmore, KY and enjoyed a career in construction. He was a natural musician raised in The Salvation Army. LeRoy spent his later years as a resident in Calsted Senior Living where he enjoyed many new friends that brought him joy daily. Family welcomes friends Sunday, January 17, at 1:00 for visitation and funeral at 2:00 at the Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel of Wilson Funeral Home with a private burial to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts can be made to Calsted Foundation, Asbury University, or The Salvation Army.