Master Sergeant Michael (Butch) North, US Army, Retired, 78, of Frederick, Maryland, passed away at home unexpectedly September 23, 2021.
MSG North was born November 14, 1942, to Joseph North and Clara Lee in Cleveland, Ohio.
MSG North married Delphine Brooks North in 1968. He served in the US Army for 22 and a half years was stationed numerous places around the world and served two tours in Vietnam. After his retirement, he worked for Tesst College of Technology, SAIC, Wells Fargo, and dabbled in several of his own businesses. MSG North enjoyed reading and watching science fiction, travelling, community involvement, and spending time with his family and friends. Most recently he enjoyed tooling around town in his 2008 orange Ford Mustang.
MSG North is survived by his daughter Camille (North) Brown of Charles Town, West Virginia; grandson Tony Spencer of Columbus, Ohio; and granddaughter Lauren Brown of Charles Town, West Virginia. Additionally he is survived by, stepdaughter DeAnna North-Gaines, and her children DeAndre, Isaiah, and Courtney all of Oklahoma.
MSG North will also be remembered by his companion of 13 years, Belva King; her daughters Kendra Parker (John) and Kerry King; their children Jassmyn, Brianna, Aaliyah Parker, and Genesis King; as well as several special ‘daughters’, extended family, and dear friends.
MSG North was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 27 years, Delphine Brooks North, his parents, and siblings; Joanne Burley, Patricia Roddy, and Robert North.
A graveside service will be held in Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of MSG North to the Vietnam Veterans of America.