Roy Butterbaugh

Inducted: 1985

ROY BUTTERBAUGH (1898-1971) published the Cimarron News of Boise City for 40 years, 1926-66, making it a strong voice for community development and improvement. Since it was the only newspaper in the county, he felt a special obligation to publish all sides of the news. In 1969-70, Butterbaugh was governor of Rotary International District 569. He was choir director of his church for more than 30 years and was honored by many organizations for his numerous contributions to his community. After his retirement, he published a 144-page history of Cimarron County.