Pavel Buts Family Fund

Recordings of funeral and memorial services for Pavel can be found here:
With permission of the Buts family, this fundraiser is set up for the benefit of the family of Pavel Buts. PLEASE SEE "UPDATES" FOR MOST RECENT INFORMATION AND PHOTOS

On May 27, 2019 Pavel Buts went to be home with Jesus. He had just turned 35 years old one month ago.

Pavel and his family were returning home from a family trip when another driver cut them off, causing their vehicle to lose control and roll over multiple times. Pavel's wife Elena and their five kids were rushed to the hospital with multiple injuries and still await surgeries. However, Pavel did not survive the accident.  From what we know, he died at the scene while trying to protect his family.

Pavel leaves his dear wife Elena (33), and five kids - Andrew (13), Max (11), Kirill (9), Ana (8) and Katie (6). Everyone who knows Pavel can testify to his loving heart, always smiling and willing to help others. He was the most generous, loving, funny, caring person. His greatest devotion was to his family - he was a devoted husband to his wife and a loving father to his children. Pavel was the sole breadwinner of the family and worked very hard to care for everyone. The family had moved to the East Coast less than a year ago to embark on a new family journey, leaving most relatives on the West Coast. Words cannot describe the pain and loss the family is going through - we urgently ask to pray for the family.

1. Please PRAY for Pavel's family, especially his wife Elena, for the Lord to give her strength to weather this storm. Please also pray for their physical condition as Elena and some of the children will need to have surgeries performed.

2. If you are led to help financially, please do so. It can be foreseen that the financial impact on the family will be deep and every little bit will help, especially because Pavel was self-employed and the family has no insurance - it will be a blessing to the family. All funds will be directed to the benefit of Pavel's wife Elena and their children.
If you know the family personally, feel free to support them directly.
You can also send funds directly here:


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Organizer and beneficiary

Sergey Tkachev 
West Sacramento, CA
Nikolay Buts 
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