EDMESTON – Alan B Sheldon, 78, of Edmeston, passed away Monday January 17, 2022 in New Berlin.
Alan was born on October 14, 1943 in Oneonta the son of the late Howard and Evelene Field Sheldon. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 53 years Kathleen in June 2021.
He is survived by his daughters Caprice (Paul) Eckert of Edmeston, Monica (Brandon) Clark of Edmeston, sisters Connie Gallagher of Johnson City TN, Rebecca Flannery of Harpursville, NY, grandchildren Mallory, Rachel, Tatum, Braymon, great grandchild Lacie-Ann, and many nieces and nephews.
Alan was a lifetime resident of the area, graduating from Morris Central School before serving in the United States Navy. He was an active member of the Edmeston Fire Department and American Legion. Alan’s lifelong passion for antiques started by the side of his father auctioneering at the Morris Auction Gallery.
Calling hours will be from 2:00-4:00 PM on Saturday January 22, 2022 at Delker and Terry Funeral Home 30 South Street Edmeston, NY. A celebration of his life and committal service with military honors will be in the spring at a time to be announced. . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edmeston Fire Department in memory of Alan. To send condolences, visit www.delkerterryfh.com, or Delker and Terry Funeral Home on Facebook.