John Butler, Jr.

 

 

Age: 35

 

Summary: industrial worker at the historic Dixie Crystals-owned sugar plant Imperial Sugar Co. who had been hospitalized in critical condition for almost three weeks from severe burns suffered in the February 7 Georgia sugar refinery explosion that killed eleven workers and seriously injured more than a dozen others, in which investigators believed the explosion was possibly caused by static electricity igniting fine sugar dust that became too dry.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries suffered in the sugar refinery explosion

 

Born: December 1, 1972

 

Died: February 26, 2008

 

Location: Savannah, Georgia