Arthur F. ‘Otts’ Bortle, 64

Arthur F. “Otts” Bortle, 64, of Bishopville, Md., formerly of Baltimore, Md., died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at home.

He was retired from Proctor & Gamble as a welder and fabricator and was a member of the Beachcombers Corvette Club of Delaware.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Patricia Ann Bortle; a brother, Ernest Borlte; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service was scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. at Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville, where friends may call one hour prior to service.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.