BLOOMINGTON — Virgil Butler of Westminster Village, Bloomington, formerly of Heyworth, will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 23 at Heyworth United Church.
He was born Sept. 20, 1928, in Forrest. He married Marilyn on June 17, 1956. She passed away April 14, 2016. His siblings are Rita Schuldt, Tinley Park, and Richie Farr, Normal.
His children are Jeff (Pat) of Aurora and Beth of Heyworth. He has two grandchildren.
He was a vocational agriculture teacher. He enjoyed ceramics, food pantry and collecting salts. He is a Mason and 65-year member of the United Methodist Church.