|Death: ||Aug. 6, 2013|
William "Bill" F. Gatton, 80, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Bill was a Systems Analyst with General Telephone for 28 years, before working for U.S. West in Denver CO for 8 years before retiring. Bill was also a professor at Ivy Tech for 12 years. He was a Korean War Air Force Veteran. During his time in the Air Force Bill was a softball pitcher for their Air Force Team. Bill was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He enjoyed golfing, ping pong, racquetball and spending time with his family. Surviving are his wife, Gwendolyn "Gwen" (Conner) Gatton of Churubusco, daughter, Catherine (Steve) Conley of Palatine, IL, sons, Tony (Barbara) Gatton of Columbia City, Nicholas Gatton of Fort Wayne, step-son, Ric (Michelle) Conner of Huntertown, step-daughters, Renee (Bill) Holley of Yoder, Ronda (Tony) Koski of Wellington, CO, Rheta Conner of Avilla, Richele (Dan) Binkley of North Manchester, grandchildren, Justin, Robert, Phillip, and Lewis Conley, David, Alex, and Michael Gatton, 16 step-grandchildren, 13 step-great grandchildren sisters, Judy (Joe) Landgraff of Kendallville, Diane (Steve) Shoptaw of Huntington, Teresa Gatton of Worthington, OH, Mary Gatton of Shallotte, NC, brothers, John (Marilyn) Gatton of Fort Wayne, and Geoffrey (Dona) Gatton of Brownsburg. William was preceded in death by parents, William and Martha Gatton, first wife, Alice (Uecker) Gatton, brothers, Michael and Kevin Gatton.
D.O.McComb & Sons Funeral Homes
Created by: John Hostetler
Record added: Aug 07, 2013
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