FULTON — William E. Stell Jr., 72, of Fulton passed away suddenly at his home on May 3, 2019.
Born in Lyons, New York, Mr. Stell was a 1965 graduate of Lyons Jr/Sr High School. He received his A.A.S. from Alfred AG & Technology College in 1972.
Mr. Stell was a United States Veteran, having served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1965-1969. He has lived in many places and he had been a resident of Minetto and Fulton for more than 25 years.
Mr. Stell was passed employed with the Borden Can Plant, Lyons, New York, where he worked as an electrician for seven years. He was also employed by the NYS Power Authority and retired from Entergy at the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant, Lycoming, where he worked as a Maintenance Electrician and Electrical Supervisor.
Mr. Stell was a life member of the Fulton VFW Post No. 569, and the American Legion, Belmont, New York. He was also an honorary life member of the BPOE No. 830, Fulton; a member of the Fulton Polish Home and Ft. Meyers, FL Moose Lodge No. 1899.
Mr. Stell enjoyed hunting and spending time at Camp Harmony. He loved honeymooning and several years of marriage to three wonderful women and eventually equally loved his subsequent divorces as long-term happiness together was not meant to be.
Mr. Stell was pre-deceased by his mother Ivy (Dewsbury) Stell in 1978.
He is survived by his two children, Clinton Stell of Arizona and Darcey Stell of Florida; his father William E. (Charlotte) Stell Sr. of Lyons, New York; siblings Michael (Pamela) Stell of Pennellville, New York; and Donna (Kenneth) Dingman of Connecticut; special friends Philip and Doneita Arduini of Fulton; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
It was Mr. Stell’s choice to have no funeral service or calling hours and to have his burial held privately.
Arrangements are in care of Sugar Funeral Home Inc., Fulton.