Henry W. Loomis, Jr., 73, of Lakeland, FL, formerly of Volney passed away Saturday, September 27, 2008.
Born in Lorraine, NY he lived most of his life in Volney.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Henry graduated from Fulton High School in 1953.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Henry was a school bus driver for many years with the Phoenix School District.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â He retired as a forklift operator from Miller Brewery and Anheuser-Busch in 2003.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Henry was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Lakeland and a former member of the Fulton Moose Lodge 1280.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â He could often be found riding around in his golf cart at Highland Village Senior Park in Lakeland and at the Hejamada Campgrounds in Montezuma where he was know as ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œThe MayorÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â.
Henry was predeceased by his parents, Henry W. Loomis, Sr. and Muriel Beyer Loomis.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â He is survived by his wife, Sandra L. Loomis; three daughters, Kelly (James) Stoughtenger of Fulton, Leslie (William) Carroll of Oriskany and Dawn Loomis of Oswego; a brother, William Loomis of Austin, TX and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Thursday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Contributions in memory of Henry may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons Street, P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY, 13057.
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