James Robert Relyea Sr. of Callicoon Center, died Thursday, August 26, 2010 at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 65.
The son of Arthur and Mable McFarland Relyea, he was born July 31, 1945 in Albany, NY. He was married to Doris Pelton Relyea.
Mr. Relyea was retired from Allison-Devore Contractors of Hurleyville. Jim and his wife Doris were married for 46 happy and loving years. Jim was an avid fisherman and hunter all his life, and enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Doris, at home; his daughter, Cynthia Lee Relyea of Callicoon Center; his son, James Robert Relyea Jr. of New Jersey; and his grandchildren, Ashley Relyea, Derek Wall, and Kyle Powell.
He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Skylar Wall.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 27 at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 28 at the funeral home with Virginia Bossley officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stonybrook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.