Alton W Bushey

WEST CHAZY — Alton W. Bushey, 83, of the Golden Road and formerly of Plattsburgh, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at the CVPH Medical Center.

He was born in West Chazy on July 26, 1925, the son of Phoenix Artemis and Edith (Baldwin) Bushey.

Al married the former Joyce LaBounty at St. Peter’s Rectory in 1945.

He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and uncle, with a kind soul, whose light shown brightly and will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

An avid Yankees fan, Al enjoyed the simple things in life — …watching baseball, country music, fishing, the great outdoors and visiting with his buddies at Dave’s TV. Al was a great history buff and was filled with many stories of his childhood. He was a 1944 graduate of Plattsburgh High School and moved to Schenectady to work at General Electric for several years. In 1959, he relocated his family to Plattsburgh, where he started Al’s Television Sales and Service, which he operated on the Quarry Road and Miller Street for many years.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years; three daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Barry Dwyer of Beekmantown, Carolyn and Randy Tetreault of Chazy and Beverly and Donald Benfer of Saratoga Springs; three sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Adrienne Bushey of Apopka, Fla., Alan and Molly Bushey of Plattsburgh and Bill and Terri Bushey of Acworth, Ga.; 12 grandchildren, Danny, Phoenix, Kenneth, Amy and Hannah Bushey, Ian and Matt Dwyer, Kristin McAuliffe, Nicolette and Chantal DuBrey, Maxwell and Paige Benfer; three great-grandchildren, Ava, Jack and Abigail; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his sister, Anita Bushey LaBounty.

Calling hours will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St., Plattsburgh.

A funeral service will beheld Monday at 10 a.m. at the Robert W. Walker Memorial Chapel.

Burial will be in West Chazy Rural Cemetery.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Kidney Dialysis Center at CVPH Medical Center.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.pressrepublican.com.

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