William R. "Bill" Otto Sr. was born Dec. 29, 1942, to Max R. and Esther C. Otto in Iowa City, Iowa. He passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Conway Regional Medical Center.
He is survived by wife, Patsy Cantrell Otto; two sons, William R. Otto Jr. and Bryant C. Otto, all of Conway; his mother, Esther C Otto of Iowa City, Iowa; and two brothers, Dr. Donald Otto and wife Donna of Knoxville, Iowa, and Robert M. Otto of Iowa City, Iowa.
Bill graduated from Iowa City High School and then the University of Iowa
with a Doctorate of Pharmacy.
After practicing pharmacy for several years he owned and operated Otto Dental Supply Co. in Conway. When not at work he could be found at the family farm, the airport or duck hunting with his sons and their friends.
Per his request there is Celebration of Life for family and friends in lieu of a funeral at the home of Dr. R.E. and Donna Hambuchen, 2325 Brookfield Dr., Conway, for friends and family on Wednesday, Feb. 27, between 6 and 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Dennis F. and Marjory Cantrell, Bill and Pat Otto student emergency fund at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. UCA Foundation 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, AR 72035.
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