January 20, 1943 ‒ November 24, 2019
William “Bill” Drayton, age 76, died on Sunday, November 24, 2019 in Marengo, Ohio.
William was born on January 20, 1943 in Canton, Ohio. He went into the United States Air Force for 4 years. After the Air Force he moved on to work for American Electric Power for 42 years. He retired in 2005.
He is survived by his wife Marcella Drayton, his sister Diane Murray, his two daughters, Sonja Cantrell (Drayton), and Yvonne Wilt (Drayton), his four grandchildren, Paige Payne (Cantrell), Skye Cantrell, Joshua Cantrell, Sydney Wilt, and his two great grandchildren Brayden, Madeline, and one on the way, Owen.
William was a lovable man. He made everyone laugh, even in church. He was an ornery, stubborn, warm hearted little old man. He was an avid wine maker. He will be greatly missed.
A funeral mass will be held on Monday, December 2nd at 11:30 a.m. at Saint John Neumann Catholic Church in Sunbury, Ohio.
DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Drayton family.