Tuesday, October 7, 2003
James G. Wilson
ONEONTA Mr. James "Jim" G. Wilson of Oneonta, 68 years old, passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at home with his family present.
He was born on May 24, 1935, in Olean, the son of Gerrett F. and Josephine H. (Boser) Wilson.
Mr. Wilson married Judy Booth on Aug. 29, 1959, at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Olean.
He served in the United States Navy from 1955-1958.
He is a graduate of Allegany Central School in 1953.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson lived in Olean, and then Alfred, while Mr. Wilson attended college there and graduated in May 1961.
He started work with New York State Electric and Gas Corporation in June 1961, in Liberty. The Wilsons came to Oneonta in 1965. Mr. Wilson worked for NYSEG for 33 years, retiring in 1994, as the supervisor of technical services in the Oneonta office.
He was a member of New York State Electric and Gas Employees Association. Mr. Wilson had been a member of both the BPOE No. 1312 of Oneonta and the Oneonta Sportsman Club until recently. He was a member o f the Tin Can Sailors of Oneonta.
His interests and hobbies included gardening, hunting, fishing and woodworking.
Mr. Wilson was a very devoted family man.
Mr. Wilson is survived by his wife, Judy Wilson, at home; daughter, Kim Elizabeth Wilson of New Lisbon; son and daughter-in-law, David James and Susan Wilson of Greensboro, N.C.; two grandsons, Andrew David and Thomas Jackson Wilson of Greensboro, N.C.; sister, Joann Rozemond of Atlanta, Ga.; aunts and uncles, and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a grandson, James Robert Wilson; and two sisters, Dorothy and Kay Wilson.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at the Elm Park United Methodist Church in Oneonta. The memorial service will follow at 4 p.m. at the church with Ms. Allison Bookhout, Chaplain of Catskill Area Hospice, Oneonta, officiating.
Mr. Wilson's remains will be buried at the Allegany Cemetery in Allegany.
Those who wish may make contributions, in lieu of flowers, to Catskill Area Hospice, 542 Main St., Oneonta, NY or to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements are by the Miller Funeral Home in Roxbury.
James W. Parker
BELMONT, Ohio James William Parker, 73, of Belmont, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at Park Health Care Center St. Clairsville.
He was born March 5, 1930, in Belmont, a son of the late Henry Wayne Parker and Clara Mae Davis Parker.
Jim was a Protestant, a veteran serving in the Coast Guard during the Korean Conflict.
He attended Kent State and received his bachelor's degree from Muskingum College, and his master's from Ohio State University. In 1985, he retired from State University of New York, Delhi, where he served as a coach, teacher, guidance counselor, registrar and director of the student career center.
Jim was an avid golfer, and gardener, he loved woodworking and building furniture, he also built several houses, he was a former member of the American Legion, and Hazen Masonic Lodge.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the mother of Susan, Elsie Virginia Parker, a grandson, Bryant Joseph LaFever, and a nephew, Arik Parker.
Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Donna Jean Dyer Parker; two daughters, Susan (Mark) LaFever of Sherburne, and Lisa (Jeff) Watters of Lewis Center, Ohio; two sons, Fred (Trish) Parker of Brownsburg, Ind., and James William Parker Jr. (Lynn) of Hillard, Ohio; four granddaughters, Kristina LaFever, Samantha Parker, Ashley Parker and Cheyanne Parker; five grandsons, Dustin Parker, Kyle LaFever, Brian McEnaney, Benjamin Watters and Dylanger Parker; three brothers, Wayne D. (Betty) Parker and Larry (Alexa) Parker, all of Belmont, and Jerry (Sharon) Parker of Grand Island, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 322 North Main St., Bethesda, where services will he held Saturday at 11 a.m. with Minister Val Roxby officiating. Burial follows in Belmont Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Parkinson's Society, 710 West 168th St., New York, NY 10032.
Maurice C. Haynes
MAPLE GROVE Maurice Charles Haynes, 77, of Maple Grove, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at the Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, with his family and his pastor at his side.
He was born on Dec. 21, 1925, in the town of Morris, the son of Verner Charles Haynes and Leatha (Sweet) Haynes.
He married Margaret O'Hara on June 23, 1949, a marriage of over 53 years.
He was a well known carpenter and painter in the Butternut Valley. He was a proud member of the River Street Baptist Church of Oneonta.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret, of Maple Grove; his children, Cindy Gilbert and companion Al Martin of Gilbertsville, and Tom Haynes and his wife, Donna of Dover, N.H.; a sister, Lila Swantak of South Kortright; his grandchildren, Tara Gilbert Finch and husband Bert of Mount Upton, Keri Gilbert of Charlotte, N.C., Kristyn Gilbert Ryan and husband Eric of Norwich, Alicia Haynes Smart and husband Jared of Dover; a great-grandson, Aiden Ryan of Norwich. Also his special friends, Toto and Pooch.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Angelia Haynes, who died in 1982.
Calling hours will be on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris. Funeral services will be on Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the River Street Baptist Church in Oneonta, with the Rev. Mel Farmer officiating.
Committal services and burial will be in Brookside Cemetery in Gilbertsville, in the afternoon at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to donate to the Angelia Haynes Memorial Fund, care of Cindy Gilbert, P.O. Box 237, Gilbertsville, NY 13776.
Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Philip W. Schulz
DAVENPORT CENTER Philip W. "Pete" Schulz, 48 years of age, of Davenport Center, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 22, 1955, in Delhi, the son of Walter M. and Dorothy E. (O'Dell) Schulz.
Pete was a lifelong area resident, graduating from Charlotte Valley Central School, Davenport, the Class of 1973.
He worked doing farming, painting and rebuilding heavy equipment and more recently he operated a small engine repair shop out of his home in Davenport Center.
Pete enjoyed fishing, NASCAR racing, gardening and bread baking which he loved to share with his neighbors. He had a special interest in reading especially about airplanes and ships. Pete was a loving and caring gentleman and will be deeply missed by all.
He is survived by his parents, Walter M. and Dorothy E. Schulz of Davenport Center; one sister, Barbara Ann Romero of Medford, Long Island; two brothers, Walter E. Schulz of Davenport Center, and David J. Schulz of Munford, Tenn.; as well as several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
There will be no calling hours or funeral services.
It has been requested, that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pindars Corners Fire Department, State Highway 23, Oneonta, NY 13820 in loving memory of Philip W. "Pete" Schulz.
Funeral arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.
Richard L. Clayton
RICHFIELD SPRINGS Richard L. Clayton, 94, beloved husband of the late Hazel M. Chapin Clayton, entered into eternal rest on Monday afternoon, Oct. 6, 2003, in Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown.
For obituary information of funeral details you may visit our website at www.jseatonmcgrath.com.
A complete obituary notice will appear in Wednesday's edition of The Daily Star.
Funeral arrangements are with J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, 40 West James St., Richfield Springs.