William "Butch" Fritz Jr., 65, left this world on May 11, 2013.
He was born on Aug. 11, 1947 in Modesto, Calif. to William Fritz and Dorothy Holden.
He moved to Blythe in 1991 where he worked for Dekens Implement for 19 years before working for Empire Cat. He had 40 years in the implement business allowing him to be a big part of the farming community.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Cindy; two loving daughters, Michelle (Trevor) Evans and Kathy Posie; his loving extended family, daughters, Brandi (Chris) Morgan, Mandy (Gary) Doyle, and son, Christopher (Tasha) Felks; 14 grandchildren, two great grandchildren; two loving sisters, Dorothy Ann (Larry) Ponci and Ruth Buford; five loving nieces and nephews; and numerous friends.
A "Celebration of Life" will be held June 8, 2013, at 12 noon at Blythe Golf Course. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73123-1718.