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Walter "Butch" Edward Block Jr.

October 9, 1947 ~ October 8, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Walter "Butch" Block Jr. Obituary

       Walter “Butch” Edward Block Jr., 75, of Dillsboro passed away Sunday, October 8, 2023 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Butch was born on Thursday, October 9, 1947 in Milan; son of Walter Block Sr. and Gail Louise (Kaiser) Block. Butch retired from National Nail where he worked in the factory and drove as a truck driver. He was also a nurse for 10+ years working at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. Butch served in the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He enjoyed working on cars, motorcycles, hiking at Knobstone Trail in Southern Indiana, and rock climbing. Butch most of all cherished spending time with his loving family.

       Butch will be missed by his daughter Heather Block of Dillsboro; Penny (Michael) Jones of Webster, Florida; brother William “Bill” (Bennie) Block of Dillsboro; sisters Joann (Tommy) Ramseyer of Dillsboro, Susan (John) Klimczewski of Dillsboro, and Carolyn Berry of Bellview, Kentucky; grandchild Colten Levi Baxter; and many nieces and nephews.

       Butch was preceded in death by his parents Walter Block Sr. and Gail Louise Block; grandson Garrett “Luke” Baxter; brother-in-law Larry Berry; and Uncle James Block.

       There are no services. Memorials may be given in honor of Butch to The Family.

       Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements: Box 146, Dillsboro, IN 47018, (812) 432-5480. Please visit our website at to share your condolences and memories of Butch.

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