Russell N. Williams, 57, of Sackets Harbor, died Tuesday afternoon, November 5, 2013, at Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica.
A memorial service will be 11:00 am Saturday November 9, 2013 at the Piddock Funeral Home, Adams, with Rev. Thomas Wilson, pastor of the Smithville Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Smithville Cemetery.
Calling hours will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm Friday at the funeral home.
Rusty worked at the farmer Dairyman’s League Cheese Plant in Adams, and later worked at Fort Drum as a supply technician for over 20 years before retiring in 2001.
He married Mary Shaw in 1980. The couple lived in Adams Center and later in Smithville. The marriage ended in divorce.
Rusty moved to Sackets Harbor in the late 1990s.
He is survived by one son, Christopher N. Williams, Adams; one grandson, Caleb, and one grand daughter, Madison; an Uncle, Howard “Jake” Hamilton, Adams; four cousins, Lisa (Hank) Rogers, Smithville, Tracy (David) Puckett, Adams, Scott (Angi) Weldon, Lorraine, and Andrew (Danielle) Weldon, Smithville.
He is predeceased by his parents.
In his younger years he enjoyed golf and hunting. He was an avid NY Yankees, Giants and Syracuse Orangeman fan. For many years he especially enjoyed collecting sport cards and coins with his son.
Rusty was a member and former Fire Chief of the Smithville Fire Department. He announced basketball games for Sackets Harbor Central School and coached Little League baseball.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Sackets Harbor Central School Booster Club Inc., PO Box 290, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685 or the Smithville Fire Department, 13727 County Route 63, Adams, NY 13605.
Saturday, December 10, 2016, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake