Don Butler (1931 - February 3, 2011)
Don Butler sang with the Abernathy All Star Quartet, LeFevres, Revelaires Quartet, and Sons Of Song. He was also a key contributor behind the scenes in Southern Gospel as well as other genres of Christian music.
Butler was co-founder of the Gospel Music Association in 1964 and served that organization for many years. He also served as president of Sumar Talent Agency, vice-president for Stamps-Baxter School of Music?, and chairman of the board of directors for the International Gospel Music Hall Of Fame.
Additionally, Butler held executive positions with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) and the National Music Educators Association. Butler administered music catalogs for several major publishers and produced several major television productions including Singing Time In Dixie and the GMA Dove Awards.