Doug owes everything he is to Bill Horton. Since they wrapped Haley Chen’s (Thia Megia) death story, JJ Deveraux seems at loose ends, and now he’s gone, confirm Days of our … Former Days of our Lives star Edward Mallory (ex-Bill Horton) has died following a long illness. Days of Our Lives (DOOL) spoilers tease that Jennifer Deveraux (Melissa Reeves) will get some news that leaves her heartbroken. Then, JJ Deveraux, along with Jennifer, his sister, and Jack Deveraux (Matthew Ashford), pack up for the funeral, on Days of our Lives. The memorial for Bill is in Africa, and JJ stays. Mallory was 76. The actor's widow, Suzanne, indicated that Mallory had been ill for several years with a combination of ailments. Bill Horton is a character from the soap opera, Days of Our Lives, portrayed by Paul Carr from 1965-66, Edward Mallory from 1966-80, and again in 1991 and in 1992, Christopher Stone from 1987-88, and again in 1994, and most recently John H. Martin in 2010. Brent Douglas was his real name. This is the February sweeps death that was promised, and it’ll certainly be a tough blow for those connected to the Horton … She’ll get updates on her father, Bill Horton (Edward Mallory), passing away. He’s known him for 50 years. Comings and goings say that JJ Deveraux doesn’t return to the NBC sudser after the family trip. She declined to specify the nature of those illnesses. Bill Horton John Martin as Bill Horton Days of our Lives; Portrayed by: Paul Carr (1965-1966) Edward Mallory (1966-1980, 1991 & 1992) Christopher Stone (1987-1988 & 1994) John Martin (2010) Doug calls Bill Horton a good man. He met Bill in prison and recalls one inmate trying to kill Bill with a knife until a guard showed up. Doug talks about wanting to con Susan Martin out of her inheritance but when he met Julie, he set his sights on her instead. Days of Our Lives spoilers tease that someone in the Horton family will die in an upcoming episode of Days of Our Lives, and Doug Williams (Bill Hayes) will be impacted deeply, and take a trip down memory lane to when he first came to Salem.