SOUTHINGTON - William C. Horton, 80, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren.
He was born July 23, 1933, in Warren, the son of the late Clyde W. and Nettie Hanna Horton.
He was owner/operator of Horton Electrical Contracting Inc., retiring in 1997.
Bill was a member of Southington United Methodist Church, Trumbull 100, Boy Scouts of America, SCOPE, was past master of West Farmington Masonic Lodge 57, past president of Children's Rehabilitation Board, Southington Township Water Board, Warren Rotary (Paul Harris Fellowship), Salvation Army Board, Trumbull Shrine Club, Buckeye Club, Buckeye Investors and Air Force Community Council.
Memories of Bill will be carried on by his wife, Beverly Kreske Horton of Southington, whom he married in 1971; son, Richard (Jill) Kreske of Mentor; granddaughter, Kelly (Michael) Antos of Mentor; grandson, Kevin Kreske of Mentor; and brother, James D. (Marilyn) Horton of Champion. Also surviving is his beloved German shepherd, Ava.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert K. Horton; and sister, Audrey Anson Boyer.
Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with Pastor John Wolfe officiating. A Masonic service will take place at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.
The family requests any material contributions be made to Southington United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 3, Southington, OH 44470, in his memory.