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Kelton B “Kel” Hitsley, Jr

Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Death 26 Jun 2012 (aged 76)
Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 92764082 · View Source
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Kelton B. Hiltsley Jr. passed away June 26, 2012, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be Saturday, June 30, at 1 p.m. at Homestead United Methodist Church. Pastor Monica Dowdy will officiate.

He was born Dec. 30, 1935, to Kelton and Margaret Hiltsley in Albany, NY. Following attendance at Siena College, he joined the U.S. Army National Guard in June 1961. He served as a small arms repairman. He was an expert marksman. After discharge in 1964, he began working in the insurance field, culminating in the position of executive vice president of the American Reinsurance Company.

Upon retirement, he opened his own sporting goods business, Ask Us Sports, and was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, and single action cowboy shooting. He was president of the Better Creek Rangers Shooting Club in Crossville. He was a long-time member of the Hudson River Fishermen's Association in New Jersey.

Kel was a loving family man, and always willing to help family and friends.


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