Thomas K. Bouton, 81, of Halcott passed away January 22, 2023 after an unexpected illness. He was born September 6, 1941 in Margaretville, son of the late Robert A. and Margaret "Peggy" Greene Bouton. Tom was a veteran of the United States Navy having served from 1959-1965. He was a sawyer by trade, and had worked with several local logging operations over the years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved the Catskill Mountains. He was a woodsman who had enjoyed hunting, hiking, and simply taking daily walks. Tom was a quiet and reserved man, whose family was paramount to him.
Surviving are his long time companion Kathleen, two daughters: Debbie (Terry) Kmetz, and Valerie (Blair) Verity, a sister: Dianne (Louis) Schlee, 2 grandchildren: Cassondra and Rachel, 2 great grandchildren: Gianna, and Ryder, and several nieces and nephews also survive. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Alice, and brothers: Robert and Ronald Bouton .
A Service to Celebrate the Life Of Tom will be held privately on Friday at the E. B. Gormley Funeral Home 87 Main St. Phoenicia. Burial in the Halcott Center Cemetery. You may share a special memory, photo, or condolence with the family on Tom's Tribute Wall at www.gormleyfuneralhome.com