Funeral services announced for Bexar County deputy who died of COVID-19

Deputy Ronald Butler, 56, died Sept. 3 at an area hospital

Pictured is Deputy Ronald Butler.
Pictured is Deputy Ronald Butler. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A memorial service will take place on Tuesday for a Bexar County deputy who recently succumbed to COVID-19.

Deputy Ronald Butler, 56, died Sept. 3 at an area hospital from COVID-19, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. He served with the sheriff’s office for nearly 31 years as a courthouse transport deputy.

Services for the fallen deputy will be held Tuesday, Sept. 28, beginning at 9:45 a.m. with a departure from Mission Park North, at 3401 Cherry Ridge in San Antonio.

Attendees will arrive at 10 a.m. at Community Bible Church, located at 2477 N Loop 1604 E, and the memorial service will begin at 10:30 a.m., according to the sheriff’s office.

You can view a livestream of the service below.

The event will also be livestreamed on Facebook on the BCSO’s page.

Butler leaves behind a wife and two children. Officials said the fallen deputy’s brother also serves with the sheriff’s office and has been with BCSO for 22 years.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.