July 1, 1934 - September 17, 2016
Robert J. Will, of Roscoe, NY, a lifelong area resident, died Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the O'Conner Hospital in Delhi, NY, with his loving family by his side. He was 82.
The son of the late Wesley J. and Frances S. Gregory Will, he was born July 1, 1934 in Roscoe, NY.
Robert proudly served our country in the US Army; he had been a member of the Floyd Keener American Legion Post # 315; and he had worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Sullivan County Department of Public Works for over 30 years before retiring. Bob was one of the oldest members in the Roscoe-Rockland Fire Department, serving for over 60 years; and is a former Commissioner for the Roscoe Fire District; and he is a former member of the Roscoe-Rockland Volunteer Ambulance Corp. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, camping in Boonville, NY and he was a maple syrup producer.
Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Donna R. Weber Will, at home; two sons: David R. Will and his wife, Janet of Callicoon Center, NY and Michael A. Will and his wife, Denise M. of Roscoe, NY; and one cousin, David Drew of Utica, NY.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20th, in the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave. Roscoe, NY.
Firematic Services, conducted by the Roscoe-Rockland Fire Department, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening in the funeral home.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 21st, in the funeral home. The Rev. Gerald Wondra will officiate.
Burial will be in the Bon Air Cemetery, Roscoe, NY.
Memorial contributions in Robert's name may be made to the Roscoe-Rockland Vol. Ambulance Corp., PO Box 321, Roscoe, NY 12776 or to the Roscoe-Rockland Vol. Fire Department, PO Box 202, Roscoe, NY 12776.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave. Roscoe, NY. 607-498-4929 or 845-439-5200 www-Harris-FH.com