Richard B. Hotaling
SOUTH KORTRIGHT — Richard B. Hotaling, 73, of South Kortright, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at home in South Kortright.
He was born on April 2, 1940, in Schenevus, the son of Theron J. and Beatrice (Banker) Hotaling.
He married Vera Reinshagen on May 14, 1988, in South Kortright.
Richard worked as a road construction worker for many years. After he and his wife Vera were married, they owned and operated a dairy farm on Roses Brook Road in South Kortright for 25 years.
He is survived by his wife, Vera of South Kortright; two daughters, Sandy and Ben Guenther of Oneonta and Peggy Wells of Otego; two sons, Timothy and Pam Hotaling of Westfield and Richard Hotaling; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, William and Sandy Hotaling of Oneonta, Roger Hotaling of Oneonta and Eugene Hotaling of Esperance; three sisters, Linda Emerson of Oneonta, Janet Hotaling of Cooperstown and Priscilla Hotaling of Tampa, Fla.; many nieces and nephews; and five stepchildren, Lori and Douglas Laing of South Kortright, Robin Marschilok of Cohacton, Susan Reinshagen of South Kortright, Dennis and Mary Reinshagen of South Kortright, Charles and Jeanette Reinshagen of Greene; 10 stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents; two brothers, Kenneth Hotaling and Theron J. Hotaling Jr.; and two sisters, June Olmstead and Patricia Van Dyke.
A funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, Hobart, with the Rev. Bert More, officiating.
There will be no calling hours.
Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.
Contributions in Richard’s memory are asked to be made to Catskill Area Hospice.
Condolences for the family may be left online at www.macarthurfh.com. Arrangements are by the MacArthur Funeral Home of Hobart.