Birthplace: Pelham, Tenn.
City of Residence: Burton, OH
Memorial Date: 09/28/2012 - 11 a.m.
Memorial Location: Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon
William R. Winton, of Burton, died Sept. 24, 2012, at Hospice House in Cleveland. He was 81.
Born Jan. 26, 1931, in Pelham, Tenn., he retired to Winchester, Tenn., 15 years ago, formerly living for over 55 years in Mentor.
Bill was a machinist, working with Eaton Corp., and groundskeeper at a private estate in Hunting Valley.
Bill loved music and played guitar at Campground Free Will Baptist Church in Pelham, Tenn., where he was a member.
He also enjoyed gardening and outdoors. His greatest love was spending time with his family, especially at a big country style meal.
He passed away surrounded by his loving family.
Bill is survived by his wife, Eva (nee Hamby) Winton of Burton; son, Michael (Ilean) Winton of Birmingham, Ala.; daughter, Pamela (Jim) Wilmot of Burton; grandchildren, Vanessa (Ryan) Henderson, Luke Wilmot and Matthew East; great-grandchildren, Jayden, Grace, Juli and Evie East; and brother David (Marie) Winton of Chattanooga, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his brother James Winton.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon. Pastor Dale Miller of the Aquilla Christian Fellowship will officiate.
Visitation is Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in Claridon Center Cemetery.
Donations suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland. OH 44110.
Arrangements by The Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Information and online condolences at www.burrservice.com.