Willard L. Throckmorton

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Willard Lee Throckmorton

CHILLICOTHE: Willard Lee Throckmorton, 88, of Chillicothe, died 10:29 a.m. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born July 18, 1926, in Chillicothe, to the late Robert W. and Helen Caldwell Throckmorton. On February 6, 1947, he married the former Rona Eleanor Anna McCloud who died February 8, 2010.

Surviving are a daughter, Saundra Sandy Horton, of Chetek, WI; grandchildren, Rona Jo (Roger) Kellough, of Chillicothe, April (Todd) Stewart, of Hallsville, Dywynn Moody, of Chillicothe, Matthew (Kim) Horton, of Bruce, WI, Bruce (Jamie) Horton, of Rockford, IL, Eric (Mellisa) Stevens, of Piketon, Kandi (Scott) Young, of Chillicothe and Adam Throckmorton, of Columbus; great grandchildren, Christopher Frey, Zachary Frey, Georgia Kellough, Jason Bowens, Bethany Bowens and Sydney Danner, all of Chillicothe, Preston Horton and Azurah Horton, both of Wisconsin, Shaye Stranke, of Wisconsin, Piper and Jeremy Stewart, of Hallsville and Elliana Stevens, of Piketon; a great great grandson, Cameron and Leah Frey, Matthew Powers, Heather Morrisey, Treyton Morrisey and Abby Morrisey; a brother, Ronnie Throckmorton; sisters, Joann O'Neil and Clarice Parker, all of Florida.

He was predeceased by a son, Bruce Throckmorton, a daughter, Georgia Moody; brothers, Bob Throckmorton, Gerald Throckmorton and Bruce Throckmorton; and sisters, Shirley Penisten and Mary Butler.

Willard served in the United States Army. He retired from the Mead Corporation where he had worked for 38 years and was a member of U.P.I.U. Local 731.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Adena Hospice Chaplain Bruce Hines officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Ross County Veterans Honor Guard. Friends may call at Ware's one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

You may sign his online register at www.warefh.com

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Ware Funeral Home
121 West Second Street Chillicothe, OH 45601
(740) 773-2134
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Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Aug. 15, 2014
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