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Byron “Butch” Magruder

Funeral services for Byron “Butch” Magruder was held March 23, 2015, at Brucker- Kishler Funeral Home, Newark with Rev. Brad Kittle presiding. Interment followed at Hanover Cemetery.

Mr. Magruder, age 68, passed away March 18, 2015, at his home. He was born July 10, 1946, in Columbus, the son of Arch Magruder and Bertha Koontz- Wright. Throughout Butch’s life, he was an avid racecar fan and participant. He enjoyed drag racing and was a member of NHRA as well as a member of Eagles #387. He was retired from Meritor.

Butch is survived by his sisters, Vicki (Rick) Wright of Newark and Megan (fiancé Donald Wilson Jr.) Lake of Heath; step-brother, Daniel (Sue) Smith of Florida; many nieces and nephews; and his canine friends, Maddy, Benny, Spencer and Kaylee.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents.

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