MOUNT VERNON — William L. Denton, 78, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Utica, died Aug. 21, 2009.
He was born April 4, 1931, in Lancaster to the late Otis and Nellie Mae (Denton) Rostafer.
William is survived by his children, Mary (James Andrews) Denton of Mansfield, Louie W. Denton of South Carolina, Chuck E. (Janet) Denton of Mansfield and Jim C. (Karen) Denton of Kentucky; grandchildren, Kerrie, Kevin (April) Rannigan, Tommy, Mandy, Felicia, Hughy, Maranda, Tabatha and Jessica; a great-grandson, Landon; longtime companion, Mary Ellen Price of Mount Vernon; special friend, Ruth Griffing; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. in Mound View Cemetery with Pastor Ben McKinstry officiating. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the funeral arrangements for the Denton family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in c/o the Denton family to help with funeral expenses. To express a condolence or share a memory with the Denton family, please visit www.dilleylasater.com.