Obituary of Francis E. Overton
Francis E. Overton, 80, Lorraine, died at home Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. Memorial service will be posted when received. Born Feb. 24, 1941, in Watertown, son of Lloyd and Doris (Brown) Overton, he attended Adams High School. He joined the US Navy in 1960. Following his discharge in 1962, he returned to the area and worked as a heavy equipment operator for Ontario Construction and later Lane Construction. After he retired from Lane Construction he operated for a short time Roosters Tavern in Lorraine. He married Donna Beattie of Lorraine on Nov. 13, 1962. The couple later divorced and have remained friends. Surviving besides his companion Donna, are two sons, Dale Overton, Lorraine, and Dennis (Barbara) Overton, Brownville, TX; a brother, Henry Overton, CA; a sister, Joan Fowler; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Wayne Overton. Francis was a member of the South Jefferson VFW Post 5334 and Union Local #77. Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home, Inc., Adams, NY. Condolences may be made at www.piddockfuneralhome.com.
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