Funeral services for Aaron Butler will begin at noon on Saturday, August 26 at the Monticello LDS Stake Center in Monticello, UT. A viewing will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and interment will follow in the Monticello City Cemetery.
Butler’s body is scheduled to arrive at the Monticello Airport on Thursday, August 24. A motorcade will travel through Monticello and take the body to the San Juan Mortuary in Blanding, UT. The time has yet to be determined.
Staff Sgt Aaron Butler was killed in action on August 16 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. The 27-year-old soldier from Monticello is a member of the Green Beret Special Forces. Butler was assigned to the Utah National Guard 19th Special Forces group.