Bill was a graduate of James A. Cawood High School in Harlan, Kentucky. He had worked as an electrician and then as a boilermaker out of Local 40 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. He was known by his boilermaker brothers as “Buck,” named after his late uncle Buck Overton.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Cathy Wilson Overton; his paternal grandparents, W.G. Overton and Mamie Bratcher Overton; and his maternal grandparents, Delbert Daugherty, and Elizabeth St. Clair Daugherty.
He is survived by his parents, Rev. Danny Overton, and Wanda Daugherty Overton, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky; one brother, Jeremy Overton; sister-in-law, Dawn Overton; one niece, Ava RayAnn Overton; one nephew, Jaxten Ray Overton; two stepchildren, Terry Embry Jr. and Heather Embry; one uncle, Jewel (Cathy) Daugherty; and cousins, Joyce Crump, Janet Coulter, Jimmy Daugherty, Lannie Overton, and Charles Overton.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Pastor James Crump officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Friends may visit with Bill’s family from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday.
Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of William Daniel “Bill” Overton by visiting his memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com.