William "Bill/Butch" Edward Monthaven, 76, of Stanardsville, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Charlottesville. He was born on June 20, 1942, in Delphos, Ohio, to the late William Watson and Ruby Ruth Powell Monthaven. He is survived by his loving wife, Cynthia Monthaven; sons, Matthew Stephen and Jacob Thomas; sister, Janis Rutkowski; six grandchildren, one great-grandson, several nieces and nephews; stepdaughter, Rebecca Beardsely; and stepson, William Sean Burchett. Bill had many friends throughout the United States. He was a proud veteran of the USAF and retired Air Traffic Controller. Bill wished a special thank you to friends, Wayne and Barbara Ballard and in-laws, Francis and Kate Vineyard "for always being there". A memorial service will be announced at a later date and held at Mt. Vernon Methodist Church of Stanardsville, Va. Memorial contributions may be made to Madison-Greene Humane Society, P.O. Box 95, Ruckersville, VA 22968.