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Ronald Steven "Butch" Pillar

March 19, 1948 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 72)



Ronald Steven “Butch” Pillar, 72, of Reidsville, passed away peacefully at Moses Cone Hospital on Tuesday December 29, 2020. Graveside services will be conducted 2:00 pm Saturday January 2, 2021 at Reidlawn Cemetery with Masonic Rites. Rev. Jerry Strader and Rev. Dwayne Anders will officiate. Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, those attending should wear masks or face coverings and social distancing should be observed. Butch was born on March 19, 1948 to A.T. “Bill” and Ellen Alverson Pillar and had lived in Reidsville most of his life. He retired from American Tobacco Company and was a member and current Worshipful Master of Jefferson Penn Masonic Lodge #384 AF&AM. Butch loved life and lending a helping hand at the Lodge, he loved photography, but most of all he loved his family. Butch was preceded in death by his parents, his brother; Wilbur Huskey and a son; Steve Pillar. Butch is survived by the love of his life and wife of 55 years Carolyn Hobbs Pillar, son; Billy Pillar and wife Trina of Reidsville, grandchildren; Meagan Pillar of Oak Island and Morgan Pillar of Reidsville and his beloved lab Delta. The family asks that memorials be sent to: Hospice of Rockingham County P.O. Box 281 Wentworth, NC   27375. Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Pillar family. Online condolences may be sent to:  

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Graveside Service
January 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Reidlawn Cemetery
1530 Barnes St.
Redisville, NC 27320


Hospice of Rockingham Co.
P.O. Box 281, Wentworth NC 27375

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