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Robert Eugene "Butch" Ludvigsen
June 25, 1946 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 74)
Obituary & Services
Mr. Robert Eugene “Butch” Ludvigsen, age 74, of Fairburn, Georgia passed away at 4:00pm on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 following an illness. Born on June 25, 1946 a son of the late Louis Peter and Dorothy Aldrich Ludvigsen.
Butch spent 50 years working as a plumber. It was 1967 that his life would forever change, when he met for the first time Sharon Murrow. It was clearly love at first sight because it was December 14, 1968, they exchanged vows before family and friends, committing themselves to one another for the last 52 years. During their 52-year marriage Butch and Sharon were truly blessed to have had 3 beautiful daughters who were equally as blessed to have been born to 2 of the most amazing parents. Being an avid outdoorsman when Butch wasn’t working, he was known to be exploring deep into the woods hunting, or on the water fishing, giving him ample opportunity to aggravate his amazing son-in-law’s who along with his daughters brought him the joy and love every grandfather dreams of. They gave Butch and Sharon 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren who were all the apple in his eye. Following Butch’s full time plumbing career, he spent countless hours in his workshop tinkering around, if not found there you could always count on him to be near the TV with the remote in his hand.
Left to cherish Butch’s memory are his amazing, loving and devoted wife of 52 years, 1 month and 12 days, Sharon Ludvigsen of the home; 3 beautiful daughters and their husbands, Kim and Jeff Ogles, Teresa and Darrell Dotson, Michelle and Brandon Jones; grandchildren, Misty, Chad, Amber, Cory, Dylan, Trey, Devin, Clayton, Morgan, Dawson, Ryan, Gunner, Eric and Tiffany; great-grandchildren, Kaden, Adrianna, Baylee, Skylar, Rilynne, Karaleigh, Hadley, Wyatt and Vivian. Also, to cherish his loving memory are his 3 sisters, Ethel Hardin, Vada Bettis and Mary Sheldon as well as his brother, Ronnie Ludvigsen.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Pete Ludvigsen and sister, Christine Johnson.
A celebration of life to remember the kind, gentle and loving man that Butch spent his 74 years on this earth being will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 1:00pm at the home of Butch and Sharon, 3253 Old Jonesboro Road, Fairburn, GA 30213.
Proper distancing and face mask will be required and must be worn indoors at all times. The funeral home staff will also have hand sanitizing stations set up through the home.
We will be webcasting the service on his memorial page on the funeral home website, www.LifeCelebrationsFL.com If for some reason the webcast drops, we will finish recording and reload once completed to watch. The direct link to watch services live will be updated here on Monday.
THOSE WISHING TO HAVE A COPY OF THE MEMORIAL VIDEO SHOWN BELOW OR THE VIDEO OF THE SERVICES WHICH WILL BE UPLOADED FOLLOWING THE SERVICE, PLEASE SEND YOUR REQUEST TO CCLandFUNERALS@gmail.com or call us at 954-566-3141 or 954-702-1889
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