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Edward "Bucky" Deyo

September 5, 1925 — December 24, 2009

    Edward “Bucky” Deyo of Napanoch, passed away at Kingston Hospital after a 24 year courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  He was the retired owner/operator of the Indian Valley Inn and E. Deyo Lumber in Kerhonkson.

    Born in Kerhonkson he was the son of the late Theron and Nellie VanEtten Deyo.  Bucky served in the 101st Army Airborne Division during the Korean Conflict.  He was a heavy equipment operator on the Niagara Power Project.  Locally he was involved in many construction projects, including the restoration of the Indian Valley Inn.  He was a master sawyer and loved his time at the sawmill.  Bucky served as the Code Enforcement Officer for the Town of Rochester for several years where he was actively involved in the original planning and zoning of the town.

   In earlier years he was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was an original shareholder and member of the Rondout Valley Rod and Gun Club.

   Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Shirley Denman Deyo, at home; his son, Richard Deyo of Kerhonkson; his daughter, Karen Osterhoudt and her husband Howard of Napanoch; three grandsons: Paul LaCroix and his wife Donna of Kerhonkson, Jonathan Deyo and his wife Becky of Denver, Colorado, and Mark Deyo of Nyack; three granddaughters:  Kristen Walsh and her husband Taylor of Ellenville, Megan Osterhoudt and her companion Michael Moore of Napanoch, and Kaitlyn Osterhoudt of Napanoch.  He is also survived by a cousin Marjorie Scheurman of Cleveland, Ohio, six great grandchildren, three nieces, two nephews and dear friends Susan and Aaron Pomerantz.  He was predeceased by a sister Catherine Cole.

   Bucky was deeply loved and will be missed by all.


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