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William C. ‘Billy’ Wilder Jr.

William C. “Billy” Wilder Jr., 51, of Gloversville, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam.

He was born on May 27, 1969, in Gloversville, a son of the late William C. Wilder Sr. and Laura J. Carpenter Wilder.

Billy attended Gloversville schools and was employed for many years at Century Linen. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his fiancee, Loretta Schrom of Gloversville; three sons, William F. Wilder, Timmy Pettit Jr., and Mark Schrom (Elizabeth); four daughters, Amanda Jean Hyland (Harley), Amanda Lee Pettit (Sawyer Blackwood), Arianna Wilder and Rayenne Taylor; five sisters, Jan Wilder (Scott), Teresa Chapin (Barry), Brenda Smith (Larry), Melissa LaMont (Robert) and Tiffany DeAngelo (Christopher); five grandchildren, Emmett J. Hyland, Rayna Marie-Jean Hyland, Rayah Marie-Jean Doresbeck, Lehi Teric Doresbeck and Richard Doresbeck; and several niece, nephews and cousins.

There will be no calling hours. Private services will be conducted at the convenience of his family.

Contributions in Billy’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, New York 12110.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 East Main Street, Johnstown, New York 12095.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.