Kurt K. Kessler, 59, of Kingston, NY, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. He was born on May 19, 1959 in Mitchell, South Dakota the son of the late Leo and Theresa Kessler, one of thirteen children.
He served his country in the US Navy, retiring as a Senior Chief. After his honorable discharge, Kurt was employed as an Operational Engineer at Athens Generating Power Plant in Athens, NY.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Marie Naccarato of Kingston, his children, Bobby, Audrea, Stephanie, Sara, Tiffanie, Melanie, Brittanie, and Cody, and their children who affectionately called him, "Umpa", his beloved dog, Blue, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear family. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by three siblings.
Entrusted to the care of A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Ave., Kingston, NY 12401 where family and friends may visit on Friday August 17, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm with the funeral service with military honors taking place at 3:30pm. Visiting hours will resume from 7pm to 9pm later that evening.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Foundation at www.woundedwarriorproject.org . To leave an expression of sympathy, please visit www.CarrFH.com .