William E. Motley Jr. 80, of Huron, passed away Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.
He was born March 15, 1930, in Steubenville, Ohio. He graduated from Uhrichsville High School and attended Wooster Business College. He worked for more than 31 years at Ford Motor Co., retiring as an accounting supervisor.
He was a past master of Marks Masonic Lodge F&AM, Huron; a past high priest of the Milan Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons; and a member of the Valley of Cleveland Consistory and the National Rifle Association.
He is the beloved husband of Donna (Harrelson); cherished father of Bill (Penni), Kathie (Chris Duke), Russ (Mary) and Scott (Dianna). He was the loving grandfather to 12 and great-grandfather to nine; and was the cherished uncle and friend to many.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William E. Motley Sr. and Dorothy E. Livingston; and sister, Dorothy "Dottie" E. Riley.
Services will be private. The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the Motley residence, 9404 Wikel Road, Huron.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com. Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, Huron, is handling arrangements.