Reginald J. Willmert, 70, of Champion Apartments, West Carthage was suddenly struck and died Sunday morning September 26, 2021 at his residence.(Source: Funeral home)

WEST CARTHAGE, New York (WWNY) – Reginald J. Willmert, 70, of Champion Apartments, West Carthage was suddenly struck and died Sunday morning, September 26, 2021 at his residence.

Reggie was born February 19, 1951 in Carthage, the son of the late Rolland Stanford and the late Harriet Oatman. He graduated in 1969 from Carthage Central High School. He married ex-Alice Abrams on July 7, 1979 in Carthage. His employment started with Jefferson County as a dog sitter and gradually moved to the town of Watertown as a dog sitter. He was eventually transferred to the Ministry of Public Works and was employed for many years, retiring in 2005.

Reggie loved everything about Star Wars, hunting and fishing, the New York Yankees and the New York Giants, and his family remembers him as a good man and a good father.

He is survived by his wife: Alice Willmert of West Carthage, two sons: Derek (Nichole) Willmert and Jay Willmert, all of Carthage, three grandchildren; Cullen, Johnathon and Paige Willmert and three sisters: Deborah Smith of Liverpool, Jean Stanford of Canastota and Cynthia Cleland of Watertown. He is predeceased by a son, Teddy Willmert who died on September 8, 1990, and a brother, Gordon Willmert.

There are no funeral services or call times scheduled at this time. Arrangements are with Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home. To leave condolences online, visit www.bezanillafh.com.

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