Wayne D. “Butch” Karver, born August 11, 1943 passed away Saturday October 21, 2017 from cancer. He was born in Weirton,  WV and made Gold Canyon, AZ his retirement home for 13 years. He is survived by his daughter Melissa Komen,  son-in-law Michael Komen, and grand children Devin Komen and Riley Komen. A memorial will be held Saturday November 4, 2017 1pm at VFW post 9399 in Apache Junction,  AZ.  In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to St. Jude Children’s research hospital.