Earl H. "Butch" Henkel

  • Died: November 16, 2019
  • Location: Mount Pleasant

Saloom-Rega Funeral Service

730 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Tel. (724) 547-2122

Tribute & Message From The Family

Earl H. "Butch" Henkel, 79 of Mt. Pleasant passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg. Butch was born, December 19, 1939 in Mt. Pleasant the son of the late Earl and Betty Rodgers Henkel. He was a member of the Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren and was retired from Lenox Crystal and was formerly employed in security for Excela Health Frick Hospital. Butch held memberships in the Midnight Cruisers Car Club, the Scottdale American Legion and VFW Post 3368 Mt. Pleasant and was an Air Force veteran. Surviving are his wife, Malinda Bulebush Henkel; sons, David Henkel and Scott Henkel (Veronica, both of CT and a daughter, Patty Linton of DeRidder,LA; also a brother, Robert Henkel of AZ and aunts and uncles. Visitation for family and friends will be held for 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm Wednesday at SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant and from 10 to 11am Thursday at the Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren where services will be held at 11am with Pastor Lee Smith officiating. Interment with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 446 and VFW Post 3368 Mt. Pleasant will follow in the Mt. Joy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contribution in memory of Butch may be made to the Mt. Pleasant Cat Committee C/O Cynthia Stevenson 408 Braddock Street Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666 Please visit Butch's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Sorry to hear of your loss Malinda. Prayers to you and your family. I remember Butch as my handsome, caring cousin when we would visit Grandma & Grandpa Henkel, Uncle Earl and Aunt Betty, Aunt Erna and Uncle Joe each summer as i grew up. Our loss is for the glory of the LORD.

Posted by Cynthia Rogers - Mountain Home, AR   February 19, 2020

So sorry to hear of Butch's passing. I know you will miss him dearly as I do Tom. Prayers are coming your way for comfort.

Posted by Betty Evans Evans - Mountain Home, AR   February 18, 2020

Malinda- Sorry to see your husband's notice in the Journal. Randy died in April 2016 and I know how hard this is for you. Even though I haven't seen you since high school I remember all the fun times we had and felt I should let you know I'm thinking of you. God bless!! Judy Lessman Stinebiser

Posted by A friend   January 13, 2020

Malinda, David, and Scott - Please accept my deepest condolences in your husband and father's passing. I'll always remember how easy it was for your dad to blow out all those candles on his birthday cakes and how he loved doing the Sunday crossword puzzle. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time in your lives. I am very sorry for your loss. All my love, Jody

Posted by Jody (Marks) Solomon - acme, PA   November 26, 2019

My deepest sympathy to the entire Henkel family. Love you all. You are all in my prayers. Ronnie Slater

Posted by Veronica Slater - Fairfield, CT - friend   November 21, 2019

I am sorry for your loss. I hope you are well. I want to thank you for your friendship and all the times you welcomed me to your home.

Posted by Chris Rimel - Albion, PA - Family Friend   November 20, 2019

Malinda, David, and Scott, you have our sympathy and condolences on Butch's passing.

Posted by Marjorie Rimel - Acme, PA - Friend   November 20, 2019

Malinda deepest sympathy to you and your family. May he Rest In Peace.
Barbara Kundrick

Posted by A friend   November 20, 2019

With deepest sympathy, may he rest in peace.
Artie & Lillian Coppula

Posted by A friend   November 19, 2019

My Love to you, Malinda... David and Scott your Dad was so proud of you. May you feel God's overwhelming peace, and imprints on your hearts - as you all know he heard you in his last moments ... ♡ What a Gift ... ♡

Posted by Michelle (Shelley) O'Banion (Donnellan) - Grandview, TX - Family   November 19, 2019

Deepest condolences to Malinda and the boys. Butch had a loyal and giving personality and was always there to help. He will remain in our hearts and was an aspiration to those of us who knew him. Jim & Jean Bulebush

Posted by Jim & Jean Bulebush - Norfolk, VA   November 19, 2019

My deepest condolences to the family on the passing of your loved one, Earl. May the God of peace and comfort strengthen the family during this most difficult time.

Posted by A friend   November 19, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to you and the boys in the loss of Butch. Our thoughts and prayers are going to you during this difficult time.
Bill and Mary Ellen Skero-Gregg

Posted by Mary Ellen Gregg - Myrtle Beach, SC - Family Friend   November 18, 2019

I have fond memories of what a good uncle Butch was to me. He was a very kind and caring man and he will be very much missed by all who knew him.

Posted by Todd Bulebush - Pittsburgh, PA - Family   November 18, 2019