John ‘Bub’ W. Tryon
STAMFORD — John “Bub” W. Tryon, 74, of Stamford, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at AO Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta.
He was born on April 30, 1939, in Hobart, the son of John E. and Lillian (Collins) Tryon.
He married Diana Madore on July 31, 1976, in Bloomville.
John attended South Kortright Central School and helped his father with the family cattle dealing business.
He served his country as a Marine from 1957 to 1960, when he was honorably discharged.
John was employed as a butcher for 20 years before retiring. He worked for Greendale, Parnett’s and later Provini.
An avid sportsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing; including bow hunting. In his spare time he created Native American artifacts such as arrowheads and knives to give as gifts and sell.
His family remembers him as a wonderful, loving husband, father and grandfather.
John is survived by his wife of 37 years, Diana Tryon of Stamford; a son, Tom Tryon of Roxbury; a daughter, April and John Bluemer of Massena; a daughter, Crystal and Anthonio Baker of Amsterdam; three grandsons, Thomas and Tim Tryon, and Evan Bluemer; siblings, Joyce and Dick Williams of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Mark and Sheila Tryon of Voorheesville; a mother-in-law, Beryl Murphy of Hobart; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Francis “Petey” Tryon; and three sons, Michael, John and Philip.
Friends are invited to greet the family from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, Hobart, where a memorial service will take place following at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Elliott Oakes, officiating.
Burial will take place at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Contributions in his memory are asked to be made to the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association.
Those who wish to share condolences or a special memory may do so online at www.macarthurfh.com.
Arrangements are by the MacArthur Funeral Home of Hobart.