OBITUARY

Sidney W. Utter

October 18, 1941February 13, 2018
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Sidney W. Utter, 76, of Davenport Center passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 18, 1941 in Oneonta the son of the late Sidney B. and Dorothy (Eggler) Utter. Sid attended Charlotte Valley Central School. In October 1958 he enlisted in the United States Army. He served for 13 months in Korea. Following his honorable discharge he began working for the D&H Railroad. Sid was an independent truck driver for over 50 years but for the last three years, he drove bus for the City of Oneonta. For 19 years he was a Master Sergeant for the New York Guard retiring in 2012. On August 13, 1988, Sidney married Barbara Quick in Davenport. He was an avid gun collector, a history buff and enjoyed discussing politics. But what meant the most to Sid was spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren all of which he gave each a different nickname. Sid was a member of the Sidney VFW. Sidney is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Jane Utter, Davenport Center; seven children, Chon M. Taylor, Oneonta, Terri J. and Pepe Burgher, Portlandville, Naomi L Castle and Robert Dickson, Bainbridge, Edie M. and Bill Halstead, Davenport, Susan and Ronald Carey, Davenport, Chad L. and Sarah Winne, Davenport Center and Brett C. and Hope Winne, Davenport Center; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; one sister, Bonnie and James Weibel, Guilford; one uncle, John Powers, Oneonta; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Sidney C. “Chuckie” Utter and 2 brothers, Raymond Utter and Alfred Quick. Calling hours will be held on Monday, February 19, 2018 in the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta from 12:00 – 2:00 PM. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2:00 with Rev. Steve Estes officiating. Burial will be in the spring in the Glenwood Cemetery, Oneonta. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, 46610 NY-10, Delhi, New York 13753. To light a candle or send an online condolence please visit www.grummonsfuneralhome.com Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta, New York.

Services

  • Calling Hours Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 19, 2018
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February 19, 2018

Barbara and family,
We will all miss Sid and his smile.

Gordy and Sharry Carey

Doris Utter Hadley

February 18, 2018

Rest in peace, Sid. My condolences to your entire family.

Chuck & Terry King

February 17, 2018

Our Deepest sympathies to Sid's family and may God watch over you all.Our apology as we won't be attending the services for Sid but I can't do funerals and I want to remember Sid as I remember him the last time I saw him and not in a casket.I/ We mean no disrespect to Sid or his family and hope you all understand ..... RIP Bud !!!

Gloria Hall

February 17, 2018

Sid: You had an answer for everything. I enjoyed your outlook on life and your humorous ways. Tim and I learned a lot when we lived next to you. RIP, old friend, we will always remember you!!! Gloria, Nicole and Tim Hall

A Friend

February 16, 2018

Godspeed Homer.
Rest easy and free from suffering.

pat ostrander

February 16, 2018

My condolences to the Utter Family, and to his sister Bonnie . Rest in Peace Sid, I will forever miss your smile and stories when I was a teen and you were at Mom and Dads having coffee , and the last days when we worked together at Toyota , Your smile and laugh will be forever missed,

February 15, 2018

I KNOW YOU ARE HAPPY AND OUT OF PAIN AND WITH CHUCKIE THATS WHERE YOU OFTEN TOLD ME YOU LOOKED FORWARD TO .WILL MISS U YOUR LAUGH AND REMARKS.REST IN PEACE LOVE MARY ANN

Kim Aldrich

February 15, 2018

Barb, Edie, Suzie, Chad and Brett
My heart breaks for you all, Sid was definitely one of a kind, he broke the mold.
May you all find peace and comfort in your memories and the love he had for you all.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY