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Alexander "Butch" Balkun

February 8, 1946 — November 23, 2019

Alexander “Butch” Balkun, 73, of Benton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 23, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Middletown, Connecticut to the late Honnor and Alexander Balkun, Sr. on February 8, 1946.  In his later years, he moved to Chokoloskee, Florida where he resided for over 30 years.  He owned and operated ABC Lawn Care in Chokoloskee and later was employed at Wal-Mart Supercenter of Athens.  He loved to fish, travel and spend time with his family.  

Butch was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Corliss Balkun; one sister, Jeri Gay.

Survivors include his beloved daughter, Anderia (Tate) Price; adored grandchildren, Deagan Price and Aubrey Price.

A Celebration of Life graveside service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Benton Memorial Gardens.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Balkun family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.  (423) 338-2834

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Benton Memorial Gardens

217 Patty Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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