Roy Butler

Birth Name:
Royal Edwin Butler
Birth Date:
May 4, 1893
Birth Place:
Atlanta, Georgia
Death Date:
July 28, 1973
Place of Death:
Desert Hot Springs, California
Cause of Death:
Natural causes
Cemetery Name:
Desert Memorial Park
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
Roy Butler was an American supporting actor known for mostly B-Western movies such Return of the Lash, Sky Liner (1949), Deputy Marshal (1949) and House of Errors (1942).

Fun Facts

Alice Richey was born on 22 January 1987 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress best known for the film Stallion Canyon (1949). She was previously married to actor Roy Butler.

Roy Butler’s daughter, Mary Caroline Butler (aged 10 years), was killed on May 13, 1930. The car which she was traveling in to a performance was struck by a freight train in Lebanon, Tennessee.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Desert Memorial Park

31-705 Da Vall Drive

Cathedral City, California, 92262


North America


Map of Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California.
Map of Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California.

Grave Location:

Section B-18, Plot 99

Grave Location Description

Park on the east side of section B, by the B-18 sign. Follow the row just to the right of the tree. Roy Butlers monument is the 19th marker and very hard to read. His wife, actress Alice Richey, is the 18th marker and easy to read.

Grave Location GPS

33.81741166, -116.44152



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