Roger Hoyt

Obituary of Roger D. Hoyt

Roger D. Hoyt passed away quietly at home on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

Roger was born in Walton, NY on July 19, 1963 to Paul "Joe" and Mary (Beams) Hoyt.  He graduated from Walton Central School in 1982 and later from Herkimer College, completing a two year Mechanical degree in one year.  In July of 2018 Roger retired as the Public Works Superintendent from the Village of Walton.  He was an avid hunter, enjoyed maintaining the family property on Dunk Hill, NASCAR and spending time with his family and friends.

Roger is survived by his wife Shirley (Wood-Martin); four children Bobby Martin, Stephanie (Phil) Zandt, Trista Hoyt and Taylor (Elizabeth) Hoyt; five grandchildren Hailey, Ashlynn and Camden Zandt, Dana and Lydia Hoyt; his mother Mary; stepmother Wendy Nyhart; brothers Joe (Aggie) Hoyt, Marty (Cindy) Hoyt, Jason Nyhart and Jacob (Lisa) Nyhart; mother-in-law Stacia Wood; brother-in-law Ron (Carolyn) Wood; sister-in-law Sally (Garry) Gladstone and several nieces and nephews.  Roger was predeceased by his father Paul in 2015 and his father-in-law Louis S. Wood in 2010.

At Roger's request there will be no calling hours or public funeral. 

 Memorial donations in Roger’s memory may be made to the St. Peter’s ALS Regional Center, 19 Warehouse Row, Albany, NY 12205.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of hope and sympathy for Roger’s family, please visit

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