William R. Hiatt

Jul 23, 1924 - Sep 10, 2013

William R. Hiatt, age 89, of Huron, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, 2013, in Admiral's Pointe, Huron.

He was born July 23, 1924, in Wilmington, Ohio, and was a resident of Huron since 1967, coming from Hamden, Conn.

He was a graduate of the University of Cincinnati in 1950, and received his master's degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He retired from New Departure Hyatt in 1986 after 26 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and enjoyed bike riding, wood working, and music.

Bill is survived by his wife, the former Maralyn Yount, to whom he was married for 62 years; daughter, Anne (Gary) Hinton of Huron; son, David (Deborah) Hiatt of Sylvania, Ohio; four grandchildren, Megan (Shawn) McClory, Alison Talcott, Matthew (Jamee) Hiatt, and Lisa Hiatt; four great-grandchildren, Sara, Jayna, Jackson, and Maycee; and a brother, Gordon (Aileen) Hiatt of Fort Wayne, Ind.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Adella Hiatt; and sister, Emily Cornett.

Friends may call 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Sept. 16, at Foster Funeral Home and Crematory, 410 Main St., Huron, where service will follow at noon. Burial will be in Scott Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Huron Public Library, 333 Williams St., Huron, OH 44839.

Condolences may be shared with the family at fosterfh.com.