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Brian "Butch" Engle, 26, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at La Porte Hospital.
He was born Jan. 31, 1990 in Corbin to Brian and Vickie (Reeder) Engle.
Butch worked in construction. He loved kids, being with his friends and spending time with his family, making people laugh, driving anything with wheels, and his tattoo artwork. He loved being with his son, Baby Joe. Butch was always there and willing to help people.
Surviving are his parents, Brian and Vickie Engle, of La Porte; brother Zach (Anna Bertnolli) Russell; sisters, Amber (Robert) Hyer and Tory Engle, all of La Porte; fiancée Cassandra Jackson; his son Baby Joe; grandparents Russell (Peggy) Engle of Lily, and Daniel (Peggy) Reeder of Corbin; great-grandfather Harve Gregory, Jr. of Corbin; five nephews, Gavin, Kolton, Parker, Calvyn and Camdyn; seven close cousins, four aunts and four uncles.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal great-grandparents.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2016 at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Pastors Herschel Walker and Mike Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Worley Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to help with funeral expenses.
Messages may be written to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 13, 2017
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