Jay “Butch” Townley, Jr., age 74, of Cambridge died peacefully at home November 3, 2020. A memorial visitation will be held from 3 – 6 PM Sunday, November 8th at Strike Life Tributes in Cambridge. A private graveside service will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Jay E. “Butch” Townley, Jr. was born June 28, 1946 in Waterloo, Iowa to Jay and Isabelle (McDonald) Townley. Butch graduated from Mechanic Arts High School in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1964. After retiring eight years ago he and Phyllis moved to Cambridge. Butch liked electronics and was a Ham Radio Operator. He also enjoyed fishing, camping, and playing cards with “the gang”. He loved being surrounded by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Butch passed away peacefully at home November 3, 2020 at the age of 74 years, 4 months and 6 days.
He is survived by his loving wife, Phyllis; sons, Jay III, Jim, and Jasen; stepsons, Micheal Sager, and John (Catina) Sager; brothers, Gerald and Robert (Dolly) Townley; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Butch was preceded in death by his brothers, Kenneth and Wilbur Ford, and sister Viola Ford-Hare.
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