UNADILLA – Lawrence J. “Butch” Weill Jr., 61, of Unadilla passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 1, 2021, at home. He was born August 8, 1959, in Oneonta the son of James O. Sullivan and Betty (Brown) Sullivan.
A lifelong area resident, Butch graduated from Unatego Central School, the Class of 1977.
He was currently employed for Norfolk Southern Corp. as a machinist. He started working for the railroad in June of 1992. Butch enjoyed scratch off tickets, trips to Turning Stone and Tioga Downs, watching sports especially the New York Mets, Oakland Raiders, and SU Basketball and going to Afton to watch dirt track racing.
He had a wonderful sense of humor and a chuckle that would make anyone laugh. Butch was a friend to everyone. He liked to tell people he lived in “The Village Beautiful,” Unadilla. But what brought him the most joy was his beloved grandchildren who were the apple of his eye.
Butch is survived by his daughter, Nicole and Bruce Brown II of Oneonta; grandchildren, Mason and Austin Brown; sister, Candace Hendrickson of Schenectady; and aunt, Grace Brown. He was predeceased by his nephew, Jared Hendrickson.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 6, in the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta.
Masks will be required and social distancing protocols will be in effect.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home of Oneonta.