Obituary of Dick Butkus

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Dick Butkus

Richard Marvin Butkus (born December 9th, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois) was a Football Player who was best known for being a sports commentator. Butkus also played football for the Chicago Bears of the American National Football League (NFL). Dick died on October 5th, 2023 and his death was basically because of old age. He was 80 years old.

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Dick Butkus Biography Wiki:

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Eggo Waffles
    • Favorite Color: Aqua (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Richard Marvin's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Richard Marvin Butkus
    • Father: John Butkus
    • Mother: Emma Butkus
    • Brother(s):
      • Sibling: 7 siblings
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Helen Essenhart (married 6 July 1963-2023, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Ricky Butkus
      • Matt Butkus
    • Daughter(s):
      • Nikki Butkus

Death Notice:

  • Date: October 05 2023 at age 80
  • Place: Malibu, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Old age

Category Tags:

Football PlayerSportscaster Film Actor American Born on December 9th Born in 1942 Born in Illinois Died in 2023 Died at age 80 Died from Old age

Quotable Quotes:

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender."

"Success? I don't know what that word means. I'm happy. But success, that goes back to what in somebody's eyes success means."

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

"Badges? We ain't got no badges! We don't need no badges! I don't have to show you any stinking badges!"

"If I can't joke about imminent death, then I might as well just resign."

"There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills. "

"Richard Marvin Butkus was one of the most beloved players in the NFL and his death was a devastating loss for the league. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-10-06 09:16:55
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