Willis I. Linton, 91, of Monticello, passed away at 1 a.m., Sunday, July 6, 2014, at home.
He was born April 21, 1923, in Guysville, Ohio, a son of Claire D. and Mildred L. Miller Linton.
He married Irene Markley Giddings, Nov. 9, 1990, in Monticello, and she preceded him in death, Jan. 9, 2009.
He is survived by two step-sons, Guy (Esther) Giddings of Monticello, and Thomas (Nancy) Giddings of Hemet, Calif.; and several grandchildren, including Mike McMillion; and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a step-son, Charles (Judy) Giddings.
Willis was retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of service.
According to his wishes, he will be cremated. Burial will be at a later date in Monticello Cemetery.
Rortvedt Funeral Services & Crematory in Tilton is assisting the family.
Online condolences: www.rortvedtfuneralservices.com.