John Brian Calhoun

John Brian Calhoun, 76, of Amsterdam, passed away with his loving family by his side on March 15, 2021. Born in Amsterdam on August 6, 1944, the son of the late Robert and Eleanor (Shaw) Calhoun.

John is survived by his loving wife, Deborah L. (Lang Bain) Calhoun of Amsterdam; a son, Todd (Maria) Calhoun of Woodstock; and stepson, John (Riki) Bain of Amsterdam. He is survived also by two brothers, Darrell and Kevin (Sharon) Getman; one sister, Claudia (Garfield) Burlett; his grandchildren, Alex (Marissa), Matt, Ally, and Sean Calhoun; step-grandchildren, Sidney, and Jack Bain; mother-in-law, Margaret Lang; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, John was predeceased by his first wife, Audrey G. (Mortimer) Calhoun, who passed away January 1, 2012.

John was an avid outdoorsman, and gardener.

Per John’s wishes, funeral arrangements are private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of John can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main Street, Fultonville, NY 12072. Online condolences may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.