William M. Mead, 31, of Margaretville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 at Kingston Hospital, Kingston. He was born Oct. 11, 1978 in Walton, the son of Jerry and Martha (Prior) Mead. Billy attended BOCES Auto Mechanics Program at Grand Gorge He worked with his father and was also a snowboard instructor at Plattekill Ski Center in Roxbury. He enjoyed fly-fishing and was an avid hunter.
He was a former member of the Margaretville Fire Department and a member of the Advent Christian Church, Margaretville.
Surviving are his mother and father, Jerry and Martha Mead of Margaretville; a sister, Shauna Mead, DVM of California; a brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Jerry V. and Patty Mead of Pennsylvania; two uncles, Vincent Prior and his wife, Nancy and Harold Mead and aunts, Ellen Gray, Shirley Grant and Virginia Misner. Also surviving are cousins.
Private services will be held for the family at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.
Committal services will be held in the spring at the Prior Family cemetery in Dry Brook, Town of Hardenburgh.
In memory of William M. Mead donations may be sent to the Humane Society of Central Delaware County, Delhi, NY 13753.
Arrangements are by Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.