John Richard “Dick” Borton, 100, of Yakima died Saturday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Mr. Borton was born in Albany, Ore. He was employed with Pacific Power and Light Co. for a number of years before moving to Yakima in 1946. He helped manage the family fruit business, Borton Fruit.
Survivors include a son, John Borton of Yakima; a daughter, Barbara Kinloch of Yakima; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Keith and Keith Funeral Home, Yakima. Graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Terrace Heights Memorial Park. A celebration of life will follow at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Ahtanum Pioneer Church.