David C. Lincoln, 71; DEC Conservation Officer In 4 Counties

IN MEMORIAM: David C. Lincoln, 71;

DEC Conservation Officer In 4 Counties

Conservation Officer David Lincoln

 ONEONTA – David Carl Lincoln, Sr., 71, of Oneonta, for years a state conservation officer in Otsego and other counties, passed away peacefully with family by his side Saturday morning, Nov. 25, 2017, at Focus Rehabilitation & Nursing Center at Otsego.

He was born May 7, 1946, in Ithaca, a son of Carl and Evelyn (Millspaugh) Lincoln.   After graduating from Interlaken High School, he earned a bachelor’s in psychology at Empire State College.

For many years he was employed in Schoharie, Seneca, Steuben and Otsego counties as an officer with the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

David is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Evelina Fuller Lincoln; brother, John Lincoln (Ginny); sons, David (Laura), Chris, John and Mike (Victoria); grandchildren, Megan, Cassandra, Xanthian, Quinten, Tristen, Chris, Jeffery, Carter, Sadie, Emily, John Henry, Magnolia and Cooper; nieces and nephews, Matt (Brenda), Casey (Tina), and Carrie Wood (Jim); great nieces and nephews, Cody, Hunter, Zoey, Cameron, Jack, Rachel, Wyatt, Tanner and Lincoln.

A Celebration of Life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at SUNY Oneonta’s Morris Conference Center, with a reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the NHT Camps, c/o Director of Management and Budget Services, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY  12233-5010. Please write DEC Camps in memory of David Lincoln in the memo section of your check.

The Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown is assisting the Lincoln family.

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