Fred B. Wootton, age 73 of Lima, died Sunday evening, March 14, 2010 in his residence. He was born September 6, 1936 in Allen County, Ohio. He is the son of Raymond and Gladys Fielding Wootton. Both parents are deceased. In April 1961 he married Mary Louise Osenga, who survives.
Other survivors include 1 son – James B. (Tammy) Wootton of Lima; 1 step son – John (Watoma) Foster of Gibraltar, MI; 1 step daughter – Deborah Birr of Denver, CO; 1 grandson; 8 step grandchildren; several step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 1 step daughter – Denise Grayson and 1 sister – Gladys Griffith.
Mr. Wootton was a retired corrections officer with Allen County Sherriff’s Office and was owner of Jim’s Gulf and Ann’s Party Shop. He had served in the U. S. Navy.
No public services or visitations are planned.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.
Bayliff & Son Funeral Home is handing the arrangements.