Obituary of Ronald Featherly
Phelps, Ronald L. Featherly Sr. age 90, died on Monday August 28, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.
Friends may call on Thursday (Aug. 31) from 4-7pm at the Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps. Graveside services will be held on Friday (Sept 1) at St. Francis Cemetery in Phelps at 10am. A private mass will celebrated with Bishop Giles , Order of St. Francis of Assisi in Rochester.
It is requested that memorial donations be made to Order of St. Francis of Assisi 3376 Mount Read Blvd. Rochester NY 14616
Mr. Featherly was born on October 9, 1926 in East Syracuse, the son of the late Chester and Julia Hale Featherly. He was a member of Order of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Rochester. Mr. Featherly was a Navy veteran of WWII serving on the USS Foss. He retired after 42 years from General Electric in Auburn where he was the production supervisor. He enjoyed all sports but his true passion was baseball. Raised in East Syracuse, the entire family would meet every year at the State Fair as a family reunion. He had a great sense of humor and loved his Coca-Cola. Mr. Featherly had a green thumb and loved gardening and could grow anything.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Barbara Featherly
Children Donald (Cheryl) Featherly of Athens, GA
Ronald (Lori) Featherly Jr. of Clifton Springs
Terry (Diana) Featherly of Phelps
Cheri (Scott) Kloepfel of Clifton Springs
Linda (Chuck Parker) McCullough of Phelps
Lisa Marie Featherly of Phelps
Joanie Miller of Phelps
15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren
3 sisters Mary (Hank) Butler of Syracuse
Carol (Dick) Gilkey of Syracuse
Linda Margenski of Port Byron
many nieces and nephews
He was predeceased by 2 sisters and 4 brothers
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