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Bryant R. Killmer

MILLERTON — Bryant R. Killmer, 70, a lifelong area resident, died Friday, July 24, 2020, at his home in Millerton, surrounded by his loving family. 

Mr. Killmer was a professional carpenter for Robert Reed Contracting in Germantown, N.Y., for over 25 years, having just retired in September of 2019.

Born Sept. 5, 1949, in Sharon, he was the son of the late Charlotte (Brendline) and Raymond Killmer. He attended Webutuck Schools in Amenia and served his country in the United States Army and Army Reserves from Dec. 9, 1966, until his Honorable Discharge was issued on Dec. 8, 1972, at which time he was presented with the National Defense Service Medal. 

On Oct. 21, 1967, in Pine Plains, he married Linda Marie McIntyre. Mrs. Killmer predeceased him in May of 2006. 

Mr. Killmer was a life member of the Millerton Gun Club, a 50-year life member of the Millerton American Legion Post No. 178 and an official member of the Rounders of Riga Hunting Club, which was established in 1952. He will be dearly missed by his beloved family and many friends.

Mr. Killmer is survived by his daughter, Charlotte Humbert and her husband, Mike, of Millerton; his son, Raymond Killmer of Amenia; two brothers, Walter Killmer of Copake, N.Y., and Scott Killmer of Millerton; three sisters, Joanne Killmer, Jackie Spaulding and April Reilly, all of Millerton; his sister-in-law, Mary, of Philmont, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Brianna Miller, Mariah Ugenti and her husband, Vito, Caroline Farr-Killmer and Clark Bryant Farr-Killmer; and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents and wife, he was also predeceased by a brother, Milton “Jody” Killmer; and a sister, Judy McGhee. 

A reception was held at Millerton Legion Post No. 178 on Aug. 1. Burial will take place privately with Standard Military Honors at Irondale Cemetery in Millerton at a later date. The Rev. William Mayhew will officiate. 

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; or Millerton Gun Club Inc., 12 Gun Club Road, Millerton, NY 12546. 

Arrangements are under the care of the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton. 

To send an online condolence, go to www.conklinfuneralhome.com.

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