Noble C. Butler IV, age 87, of Cicero, Indiana passed away at home on February 15, 2023 in the presence of his beloved wife Jarunee. He was born June 24, 1935 in Anderson, IN to Noble Butler III and Roberta (Towell) Butler.
In his childhood, he grew up in the Indianapolis, Indiana area and graduated from Shortridge High School. He then attended Purdue Extension and Lane Drafting College. He loved working on hot rods and sailing on the water as a part of Sea Scouts. He joined the U.S. National Guard in December 1953 and served for 12 years. Toby welcomed his son Noble (Budd) Butler V in 1959. He enjoyed and raised his son and stepsons, David and Michael Glessner.
He began working with his brother Bob in what became Butler Body Shop. He was the General Service Manager, but also became a reserve officer for the Cicero Police Department in November of 1977. He rose to become the head of the reserve department with the rank of Captain. In 1981. He was a master scuba diver for Toby coordinated the creation of an underwater rescue and recovery team for the department and became the leader of that team which included his stepson David. Toby resigned from the department in 1995 to pursue other ventures. Toby also worked for a short time for the Arcadia police department and Shorewood Security.
He married Jarunee Ratanarome on October 5, 1994 who survives him. Also surviving are his son Noble (Budd) Butler V of Trafalgar, IN, a stepson David Glessner of Cicero, Indiana, a stepdaughter Janet Balasiri Singleterry, brother Robert Butler of Carmel, IN, and grandchildren Lane VanSchepen, Richard Glessner, Jody Butler, and Nayeli Barragan Sandoval, and great grandchildren Brody Bryant and Troi Butler.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 20, 2023 at 3:00 P.M. at Hartley Funeral Home Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street, Cicero, IN, 46034 with Pastor Allen Gross officiating. A time of visitation will be from 1pm until time of the service. There will be Celebration of Life Reception at Red Bridge Community Center, 697 W Jackson St, Cicero, IN 46034, after the service. You may send condolences at www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.
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