William Everette Butler, II, 49, of Rockingham, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017 at FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital in Rockingham. Mr. Butler was born January 31, 1968 in Hartsville, SC, a son of the late William Everette and Sarah Freeman Butler. He was a semiprofessional Bass fisherman, a welder and handyman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, James Neeley. Surviving are his wife, Alicia Butler of Hamlet, son, William Neal Butler of Hamlet, sister Donna Hillard of Chesapeake, VA and nephews, Clint Neeley and Allen Neeley. Memorial services will be held privately.