Butch was elected to serve District #3 representing Raywick, St. Joe, Belltown, New Market, and Jessietown.
Butch was born in Lebanon and grew up in the south end of Louisville in a family of 13 children. He is married to Kathy, has three grown daughters, one stepson, and five grandkids. He is retired from Overnite Transportation Co. (now UPS Freight) after 32 years in management. After living in Battle Creek & Ann Arbor, Michigan, Memphis & Chattanooga, Tennessee, he moved back to Kentucky in 2003 and settled on the family farm in Raywick.