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James Allen Buter

December 29, 1968 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 53)

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This obituary was lovingly written and submitted by the family.

James (Jimmy) Allen Buter, 53 of Laurel, MD passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022. He was born in 1968 to Cary Allan Buter and Terry Lynn Buter in Washington DC.

Jimmy was a proud member of the Local 963 Union Glazers. He took pride in writing and composing his music. Also continuously building and adding to his Lego City.

His legacy is carried on by his wife, Dianna (DJ) Buter. His son and daughter: Andrew (Drew), and Kaitlin (Katy) Buter; beloved brother and sister in law: Kevin and Teri Buter; and closest uncle, Wayne Arthur.

He was preceded in death by his adored mother, Terry Lynn Buter; grandparents: John and Gertrude Arthur and Clarence and Elizabeth Buter.

There will be private visitation for immediate family only, per Jimmy's final wishes. For questions about celebration of life date and plans please email

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A private Celebration of Life service is planned for family and close friends

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