Butch was born Dec. 2, 1947 in Phoenix, Arizona to Ralph and Lois Winninger Brannan. In 1968 he was drafted and went to Vietnam, serving eight years in the US Army. In 1986 he came to Moab four-wheeling and fell in love with the area and became an associate member.
In 1993 he moved to Moab with his wife and they became Red Rock 4 Wheelers members and trail leaders.
He loved helping people and being a trail guide. He was loved by all and helped anyone when needed.
He leaves behind his wife, Eve; daughters, Lori and Kim; son, Chris, Jr.; grandchildren, John, Shelby, Arian; great-granddaughter, Aria; cousins, Patty and Karen.
At Butch’s request cremation has taken place and a military service was held Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 in La Sal.
In lieu of flowers the family request is to make donations to the Wounded Warriors.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.SpanishValleyMoruary.com.