Donald Henton

Mr. Donald D. “Buddy” Henton, 76, of 18564 Fink Rd., Centerville passed away at 12:15 AM on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at his residence.

Mr. Henton was born on May 6, 1938, in Centerville at the family residence. He was a son of the late Floyd and Eva Wright Henton. He married Ruth Lore on May 8, 1983.

He was a graduate of Spartansburg High School.

Mr. Henton worked his entire life on the family dairy farm. He also worked for a brief period after graduation from high school for Rome Twp.

Buddy formerly attended the Titusville Free Methodist Church.

He was a life member of the Dairy Shrine and NRA, as well as, a member of the American Guernsey Cattle Club and Mercer Northwest Guernsey Club.

Buddy enjoyed helping his neighbors and riding his motorcycle.

He is survived by his wife Ruth Henton of Centerville; a son, David Henton of Centerville; a niece, Beth Sherlock and husband Gregory of Spartansburg; and 4 special friends, Sawyer Yashinski, Stefan Warner, Tom Kline and Jack Kline.

Donald was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Naomi Halfast and Shirley Schiewe.

Friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 N. Washington St., Titusville today (Monday) from 12:00 to 2:00 PM with the service to follow conducted by Rev. Robert Luther, pastor of the Titusville Wesleyan Methodist Church, officiating.

Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Spartansburg.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Buddy to the funeral home.

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