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