William S. Buckmaster, Jr.

December 5, 2019


William S. Buckmaster, Jr. of Callicoon, NY a retired Architectural Draftsmen for John Horton Architects of Wurtsboro, NY died on Thursday December 5, 2019 at Westchester Medical Center Valhalla, NY  he was 76. The son of the late William S. Buckmaster, Sr. and Mary Elston Buckmaster he was born October 10, 1943 in Middletown, NY.
Bill was extremely active in the fire service. He was a life member of the Howells Fire Department, Past President, Secretary and present Treasurer of the Hortonville Fire Department,  Past President of the Hudson Valley Firemen's Association,he served on the membership committee of FASNY, current President of the Blue Vests, member and past President of Sullivan County Firefighters Association, Life member of Veteran Firemen's Association of Middletown, NY, Sullivan County Fire Police, Honorary member of Rockland County Firemen's Association,member of the Orange County Firemen's Association , Honorary Member of the Saugerties Fire Company and a member of the National Rifle Association.
 Mr. Buckmaster is survived by his wife Corinne Edwards Buckmaster at home, two sons: William S. Buckmaster III and his wife Tabitha of Hortonville, NY and David Buckmaster and his wife Kerri of Callicoon, NY one brother James C. Buckmaster and his wife Kathleen of Howells, NY and several nieces & nephews.
Friends may call on Tuesday December 10,2019 from 5 to 8 PM at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home 34 Upper main St. Callicoon, NY.Firematic services will be held at 7:30 PM at the funeral home. Funeral services will be on Wednesday December 11, 2019 at the Hortonville Firehouse Main St. Hortonville, NY at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow in the Hortonville Cemetery, Hortonville, NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hortonville Fire Department PO Box 71 Hortonville, NY 12745. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home Callicoon, NY 845-887-4900. For directions or to send condolences please visit

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William S. Buckmaster, Jr., please visit our floral store.


December 10, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home
34 Upper Main St P.O. Box 185
Callicoon, NY 12723

December 11, 2019

6:57 AM
Hortonville Cemetery, Hortonville, NY

Funeral Service
December 11, 2019

11:00 AM
Hortonville Firehouse Main St. Hortonville, NY

© 2020 Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA