Laverne G. ‘Butch’ Spaulding

MILLERTON — Laverne G. “Butch” Spaulding, 73, a longtime area resident, died peacefully on July 14, 2018, at his home in Millerton with his loving family at his side. 

Butch worked as a professional automotive detailer for Sharon Auto Body in Sharon for more than 30 years prior to his retirement.

Born June 8, 1945, in Cobleskill, N.Y., he was the son of the late Norma (Elliott) and Kenneth Spaulding and was educated in Cobleskill area schools. 

On Nov. 1, 1969, in Pine Plains, he married Jacqueline C. Killmer. Mrs. Spaulding survives at home. 

In addition to his wife, Butch is survived by two daughters, Norma Spaulding and Betty Spaulding both of Millerton; two grandchildren, Courtney Hernandez and her husband, Chris, of Millerton and William Spaulding of Millerton; two step-grandsons, Robbie Klippel of Amenia and Brian Klippel of Sharon; five siblings, Ronald Elliott of Millerton, Sandy Edgerton of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Patricia Johnson of Ballston Spa, N.Y., Aurelia Woodbeck of Watertown, Conn., and Beatrice Martin of Iowa; and several nieces and nephews and many friends.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, July 21, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Faith Bible Chapel in Millerton. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m., the Rev. William Mayhew officiating. Burial will be private. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton. To send an online condolence, go to www.conklinfuneralhome.com.