William R. Sulger, 69, of Walton passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 11, 2022, at home.
Will was born on March 16, 1953, in Walton, the son of the late William L. and Anna (Wood) Sulger. He was a graduate of Walton Central School, class of 1971, following High School he attended SUNY Delhi majoring in welding. On June 27, 1981, he married the former Karina Martin in Walton. Will was a 49-year employee of York Modern Corp. as production manager.
Will was a member of the Walton Pistol Club, and mentor for the junior pistol club, NY State certified firearm trainer. He was also a member of the NRA and was an avid gun collector and reloader, and NY State Tractor Pulling Association. Will was an avid hunter as he loved being in the outdoors. He also enjoyed working on cars.
Will is survived by his loving family, wife, Karina Sulger, son, Casey Sulger of Franklin; daughter, Brooke Sulger of FL; grandchildren, Dominic and Marissa, Mother-in-law, Stella Martin, Aunt Stacia (Ron) Wood; brother, Bruce (Jane) Sulger of Greene, close cousin, Ron Wood, special friends, Bob Wilkie, Bob and Wanda Van Buren, Dennis Bennett, Brian MacRabie, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, and brothers, Dan and Mark Sulger.
Friends and family are invited to call on Monday, December 19, 2022, from 1 to 3 PM at the Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton where services will be held at 3 PM with Pastor Bob Wilkie, officiating.
Memorial Contributions in Will’s memory may be made to Walton Pistol Club. 1845 S River Rd., Walton, NY 13856. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting www.courtneyfh.com