William “Bill” L. Zotto, 88, of Ozawkie, Kansas, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, August 2, 2019.
Bill was born on March 1, 1931 to William L. and Mary R. (Cawthon) Zotto of Roebling, New Jersey. Bill is survived by his wife of 49 years, Theresa (Eakes) Zotto; three children, Teresa (husband, Steve) VanBuskirk, Shawnee; Faith (Michael) Yznaga, Cleveland, Ohio; Bill (Debra Bernard) Zotto, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, discharged on February 4, 1955 with the rank of Aerographer’s Mate Petty Officer 1st Class. His military decorations include the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Navy Occupation Service Medal (European). One of Bill’s greatest memories of his Naval career was serving aboard the USS Baltimore Heavy Cruiser as part of the US Navy flotilla honoring the coronation of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on June 2, 1953.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Jefferson Assembly of God Church, 8640 Clark Road, Meriden, Kansas with a memorial service to follow at 11:00 am.
Parker-Price Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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