Mr. Otworth died of natural causes in his home at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, October 31, 2010.
He was born October 6, 1924 in Haverville, Ohio, to the late Cliff Otworth and Mae Wheeler Otworth.
He retired after 39 years in the engineering department of Zenith. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in World War II. Mr Otworth attended the Bethany Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Peggy Otworth of Cadiz; one son, Thomas Otworth of Chicago, Ill.; two daughters, Sherry Lee (and husband Jerry Slonski) of Benton, and Beth Marie (and husband Joe Cwik) of Carpentersville, Ill.; six grandchildren, Jason and Jackie Cwik of Carpentersville, Ill., Jonathan Cwik of New Orleans, Michael Slonski of Chicago, Ill., Matthew and Kathy Slonski of Elk Grove, Ill., Kristin and Christopher Medina of Lake in the Hills, Ill., Jamie and Michael Cummings of Woodstock, Ill.; and seven great grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 500 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.