Dr. Lindley Smith Butler, son of Reginald Alton Butler and Martha Julia Smith Butler, born June 15, 1939, died at Friends Homes, Greensboro, NC on April 12, 2022.
Lindley lived a full and glorious life of curiosity, exploration, playfulness, and dedication. He will be deeply missed.
He found meaning in the past, knowing from an early age that he wanted to be a historian. He earned his Ph.D. in history at UNC Chapel Hill and became an accomplished North Carolina...
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