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William "Bill" Horton

  • Written by Bob Gabrielson
  • Published in Obituaries

(3/15/13) William "Bill" Horton, 54, of rural Blair, died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Gundersen Tri-County Hospital and Clinics, Whitehall.

Bill was born June 15, 1958 in Miami, Fla. to Troy and Diana (Potash) Horton.

Bill worked as an auto mechanic and he had a passion for Harley motorcycles.  He enjoyed farming in recent years and his cattle and dogs.  He also enjoyed salt water fishing.

Survivors include his companion, Karen Sylla of rural Blair; mother, Diana Johnsen of Tampa, Fla.; three children, Troy, Dustin and Kalynn Horton all of Leesburg, Fla.; two brothers, Dennis Sirkis of rural Blair and Mark Craig of Georgia; two grandsons, Brendon Riley Horton and Cash Horton.

Bill was preceded in death by his father.

Memorial services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013 at Edison Funeral Home, Independence.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be offered at www.edisonfuneralhome.com.

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