Billy Middleton, 74, of Ligonier, Ind., died at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at IU Goshen Health Hospital.
He was born Sept. 18, 1938, in Booneville, Ind. He married Eleanor Keifer, and she preceded him in death July 8, 2008. He was a forklift driver for the RV industry.
Surviving is a son: William R. (Willima) Middleton, Indianapolis; a daughter: Donna (John) Karres, Indianapolis; a step-daughter: Tonya Keifer, Sarasota, Fla.; a brother: Bobby (Patty) Middleton, Gary, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Eleanor; a daughter: Melody Middleton; a son: Scott Middleton; and four siblings.
Cremation will take place.
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee is handling the arrangements.