Roger Wallace Butterfield passed away peacefully in his home on November 5th, 2022, in Kaysville, Utah. Roger was born December 2, 1934, to Alton (Tony) and Lucile Butterfield. He had a strong testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ and served an LDS mission to Northern California. He served his country in the US Army, and while stationed in Seattle, Washington he met and married Sandra Stout. They were sealed in the Salt Lake LDS temple on June 24, 1959. Sandra passed away on October 18, 2015. He then married Nuala McPherson in the Salt Lake LDS temple on March 16, 2016.
Roger earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Soil Chemistry and Pharmacology from the University of Wyoming. He was a pharmacist until his retirement at age 77. Roger had the ability to have a conversation with everyone he met. He loved to travel and was able to travel to every continent except Antarctica. Roger loved his Swiss roots and spent time doing family history and went to the temple often. Roger was an avid football enthusiast and especially loved BYU football. He enjoyed spending time with his family.
Roger is survived by his wife Nuala and seven children Bret (Stephanie), Bart (Kalynn), Melanee (Dave) Calder, Kimberly, Troy (Lanelle), Stacey (Mike) Spainhower, Mechelle (Monte) Wingle, sixteen grandsons, three granddaughters, 11 great grandchildren. Also, Nuala’s children; Tina McPherson Weber and Mark E. McPherson, his sisters Sherry Walton and Lynn Ward, and brother Brent. He is proceeded in death by his wife Sandra, parents, son-in-law (Brandt H. Fowers) and step-granddaughter (Kimi Mietzner).
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 11, 2022, at 1pm at the Kaysville 15th Ward 555 North 100 East, Kaysville, Utah. Friends may visit family Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery.
The family wishes to express gratitude for Nuala and caregivers who rendered service in caring for Roger. In lieu of flowers, donate to LDS charities.
Services entrusted to Lindquist’s Kaysville Mortuary, 400 No. Main Street, Kaysville, Utah.