David R. Halstead

March 14, 2011

David R. Halstead, 82; of Baldwinsville, NY died Monday at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney after a long illness. David was born in Fulton to the late Ervia and Nettie (Clark) Halstead. He has been a resident of Baldwinsville, NY for 35 years. David was a United States Veteran having retired in 1972 after 26 years of service during WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was a paratrooper, medic and a guard of the Nazi War criminals during the Nuremberg Trials. He is survived by his wife of 25 years: Cindy Halstead of Baldwinsville, NY; 7 children: James Halstead and Timothy Halstead both of OH, Shane George of Auburn, NY; Kimberly (Eric) Knapp of Memphis, NY, Tiffanie (Justin) Turner of Fulton, Darcy Kotary and David M. Halstead both of Baldwinsville, NY; 2 siblings: Clark E. (Ruth) Halstead, and Edward (Gloria) Halstead both of Fulton, 16 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. David was pre-deceased by his 1st wife Helena R. Halstead in 1986; and 2 daughters: Margery Stanford in 2007 and Connie Grebe in 2009, and 4 brothers. Funeral Services will be conducted 10 AM Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, State Route 48, Fulton. Burial will be held in the spring at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal, NY. Calling hours will be held 4:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.

3 thoughts on “David R. Halstead

  1. Cindy and Family.
    Dave was a wonderful man. I have many fond memories of him in my life
    Love to you all.
    Laurie Campbell Mortimer

  2. My sincere condolences to the family. I only have great memories of Uncle David, spending time with him and his family at their home in Oswego. He will be dearly missed.

  3. Cindy and Family,

    You are in my prayers. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead and may the comfort of God help you during this difficult time.

    Sheila

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