William Hulton Jr.
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William M. "Bill" Hulton Jr., 65, of Butler passed away Wednesday morning at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born Aug. 3, 1946, in Pittsburgh to the late William M. Hulton and Eleanor (Walters) Hulton LeFevre.
Bill was a 1964 graduate of Butler High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History degree from Denison University and his Juris Doctor in law from Dickinson School of Law.
He was a Vietnam War veteran, serving in the U.S. Army with the 101st Admin. Co. 101st Airborne Division, and was stationed in Phu Bai, Vietnam.
He practiced general law for 17 years. He was also employed at the Cross Keys Restaurant for many years and for the past several years was a sales associate for Joseph A. Banks Clothiers and an instructor at the Community College of Beaver County, where he taught a variety of classes.
Bill was a member of the Hill United Presbyterian Church. He served on Butler City Council for 12 years as the director of finances. He also served on various boards and was active in civic organization over the years. Bill was currently a board member of the Maridon Museum.
Bill was a passionate book collector and an avid reader. He enjoyed baseball, was known for his gourmet cooking, and loved dogs.
Bill is survived by his wife, Suzanne M. Warheit Hulton of Butler; one cousin, Carol J. Hulton of Butler; two nieces, Dhyana Keefer and Elizabeth Warheit of Butler; two nephews, David Keefer of Butler and Brian Warheit of Pittsburgh; one great-niece, Khloe Keefer of Butler; two brothers-in-law, Richard L. (Susan) Warheit and Eric P. (Chrissy) Warheit, both of Butler; his mother-in-law, Hazel M. Warheit of Butler; one stepbrother, Paul LeFevre; four stepnieces; and many loving friends, relatives and colleagues.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several aunts and uncles, one cousin, one sister-in-law, two stepsisters and one stepbrother.
HULTON - There will be no public visitation for William M. "Bill" Hutlon Jr., who died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. A public memorial service will be announced later.
Memorial donations may be made to the Maridon Museum, 232 N. McKean St., Butler, PA 16001; the Butler Public Library, 218 N. McKean St., Butler, PA 16001; or the Butler Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road, Renfrew, PA 16053.
Arrangements are being handled by the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 E. North St., Butler.
Published in Butler Eagle from Nov. 26 to Nov. 27, 2011