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Bryant Charles “Butch” Pastirik, 78, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.
Butch was born on June 19, 1938, in Streator, Ill. He was employed by Owens-Illinois for 35 years as a warehouse and shipping supervisor in Streator, Ill., and Toano, Va. After retirement, he worked for the City of Williamsburg and Ford’s Colony Country Club. He played football, baseball and basketball at LPO Junior College. He enjoyed playing softball and golf. Butch loved spending time with his family.
Butch is survived by his wife, Irene Moroni Pastirik; daughters, Joan Morse (Allen), Linda Dose (Jeff) and Monica Pastirik (Devin Shuster); son, Michael Pastirik (Kelly); son-in-law, J.D. Nemire; grandchildren, Matthew, Ann (Matt), Joe, Luke (Kelly), Daniel, Mary, Bobby, Michael, Isaac, Kristin, Katy, Rebekah, Rachel, Jonathon, Natalie (Ricky) and Ryan; great-grandchildren, Cayden and John Thomas; and brother, Jerry Pastirik (Nancy).
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Pastirik Nemire; grandson, Patrick Bryant Morse; parents, Charles and Elizabeth Pastirik; brother, Carl Anderson; and sister, Diane Runyon.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at Nelsen Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at St. Olaf Catholic Church, Williamsburg, Va. Graveside services will be private. The Rev. Thomas Mattingly will officiate. A memorial service will be held in Illinois at later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to American Cancer Society; Williamsburg or James City County Fire and Rescue; and St. Olaf Building Fund.