Floyd W. Countryman Jr. of Accord, NY, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. He was 88 years old. Floyd was born on May 15, 1929 in Accord, NY; he was the son of Floyd and Florence (Ford) Countryman.
Floyd served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged in 1953. He married Jane (Mitchell) Countryman on February 17, 1951. Together they raised three wonderful children. Floyd had worked for the Rondout School District as the Transportation Director and head auto mechanic. He was a hard worker who enjoyed gardening in his down time and lending a helping hand at the Rochester Reformed Church when they held functions or needed something fixed.
Floyd was a lifetime member of the Accor d Fire Company where he held positions as Chief for 5 years and was the President of the executive board. He was also instrumental in starting the Kerhonkson-Accord First Aid Squad.
In addition to his wife, Floyd is survived by their children, Debbie Gundberg (Ben Struber) of Kingston and Jodie Wyckoff (James) of Stittville; his brothers, Richard (Gail) and Ronald (Jackie) Countryman; his sisters, Elizabeth Roxby and Carol DiVita; eight grandchildren, Jeremy Gundberg (Robin), Jared Gundberg (Kate), Jordan Gundberg (Jessica), Melissa Cole (Nate), Rebecca Wyckoff (Chris Buck), Amanda Countryman, Cory Countryman (Barbara) and Kaylea Countryman; nine great grandchildren and his brother-in-law Jim Binney.
Floyd was predeceased by his son Dale and his sister Barbara Binney.
Memorial visitation will be held on Monday, June 12th from 12:00 – 2:00pm with a celebration of his life immediately following at HB Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson. Inurnment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Floyd’s name to the Rochester Reformed Church, Accord, NY, The Accord Fire Company or The Kerhonkson-Accord First Aid Squad.