William G. Hazzard, Jr.


William (Bill) George Hazzard Jr., 82, of Oriskany Falls, passed away July 31, 2022, at Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton.

He was born November 14, 1939, in Rome NY to William and Mary Radell Hazzard, and attended Oriskany Falls Schools. Bill worked as a farmer running the Hinman farm on Rt. 12, Waterville, NY for many years before moving west to Oklahoma where he got his CDL and drove truck. Bill was married twice; first to Ruth (Sharon) E. Brockhurst with whom he shared 3 children and 2 stepdaughters; second to Joan King with whom he shared 2 stepdaughters.

Bill is survived by his 3 children, Charlene A. Cox (Steven) Ballston Lake; William G. Hazzard III (Karen) Remsen; John C. Hazzard (Karen) Boonville; and 4 stepchildren, Mary Ann Robbins (Frank) Utica; Cindy Millick (Danny) Remsen; Kimberly Herman (Paul) SD and Bobbi Jurina (Jeff) MN; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; a sister, Charlene A. Hartman of Rome; and sister-in-law, Marilyn Hazzard, Kirkville; also, many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by two special friends, Kay and Annette Fernholz of Madison, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents, and 4 siblings, Agnes Winn, Robert Hazzard, Howard Hazzard and Ella Mae Talbot; and 1 special granddaughter, Samantha Hogan.

There will be no calling hours and a celebration of life will take place, at a later date.

Arrangements by Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville, NY. To send a condolence online go to www.burgessandtedescofuneralhomes.com