George E. "Pops" Felton, Sr., 88, of the Town of Ulster, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. He was born September 17, 1929 in Ruby, to the late Albert and Lelia (Horton) Felton. He was married to his wife of 66 years, Marilyn (Osterhoudt) Felton. Marilyn passed away on June 1, 2017.
George served his country in the US Navy during the Korean War. He later worked as a Mechanical Engineer for IBM for many years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of the Plattekill Reformed Church in Mt. Marion, where he served as Elder and Deacon and was Past President of Mt. Marion Cemetery. George enjoyed golf, hunting, fishing, and was a Life Member of the Ruby Rod & Gun Club. He loved spending time at his mountain house in Claryville.
He is survived by his children, Nancy Whitmore, George Felton, Jr., and his wife Michelle, and Todd Felton and his wife Kim, his siblings, Florence Hulsair, and Robert Felton, his grandchildren, Nicole Hesleitner and her husband John Hesleitner, Jr., Brad Whitmore and his husband, Gary Hulbert, as well as, Jessica, Ashley, Keith, and Kevin Felton. He is also survived by his great grandchildren, Ashley Gutierrez and her husband David, Colby Hesleitner, and Joel Rivera, Jr., his great great granddaughter, Kinsley Gutierrez, his little sweetheart, Ciara Puetx, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Entrusted to the care of Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, Kingston. A memorial service will be held at the Plattekill Reformed Church, 622 Kings Highway, Saugerties, NY on Tuesday August 28, 2018 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to, Plattekill Reformed Church, PO Box 33, Mt. Marion, NY 12456. To leave an expression of sympathy, please visit www.KeyserFuneralService.com