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July 17, 1967 — March 3, 2018

HUDSON FALLS — R. Butch Davis, 50, of Hudson Falls, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Born on July 17, 1967 in Glens Falls, he was the son of Richard and Theresa (Sherwood) Davis of South Glens Falls.

Butch worked in construction. He loved hot rods, hunting and fishing, but spending time with his family was his greatest joy.

Butch was a beloved son, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and a best friend to many. He was always willing to help any and all in need.

He is survived by his wife, Karen (Smith) Davis of Hudson Falls; his mother and father, Richard and Theresa (Sherwood) Davis of South Glens Falls; his three sons, Thacker Burden and his wife, Amber of Oklahoma, Phillip Smith of Luzerne Branden Smith and his significant other, Rachel Hayslette of Luzerne; his three grandchildren, Wyatt Burden, Corrinexc Burden and Sophia Smith; his siblings, Paula Leasure and her husband, Dan of Florida, Carla Franklin and her husband, DJ of South Carolina and Richard Davis and his wife, Kim of Glens Falls; several nieces and nephews; and his extended family, the Wells, McDonalds and Steves.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St. Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will be private.

Online condolences may be left by visiting

Donations in Butch’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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