HOYER, William C., “Bill”, age 97 formerly of Butler Twp., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Bill was born May 27, 1922 in Dayton, Ohio, son of the late William & Elsie (Schneider) Hoyer. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of the Alpha Lodge of Dayton, #729 F&AM. Bill was the owner of Specialty Machines for over 50 years and until he proudly retired at the young age of 83. He loved his family, enjoyed traveling, spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sports and playing golf with his sons-in-law. Preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 73 years, Connie in 2017, and his sister, Janet Claudepierre, Bill is survived by his daughters, Anita Hoyer, Judy (Jim) Brock and Donna (Rick) Suess; grandchildren, Jenny Brock (Shawn Hensley), Andy (Lindsey) Suess, Erin (Chance) Spalding and Emily (Eric) Holterman; and 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, March 9 at Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, 139 S. Dixie Dr., Vandalia. Interment to follow at Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery,. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 12:00 noon until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested in Bill’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, : Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.
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