Reginald Brunson

Reginald Brunson

1960 - 2022

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Obituary of Reginald Brunson

Reginald Brunson,61, of Hobart, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Bassett Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born on April 6, 1960 in Sumter, SC, Reginald was the son of the Daniel and Evelena Brunson.

Growing up Sumter, Reginald performed in plays in high school, participated in sports including basketball and football and was a graduate of Sumter High School.

Reginald went on to Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Where he became part of the local chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi. Graduated with a degree in accounting and a degree in Theater. Then over the next 38 years he performed in countless theater productions many local in Oneonta and Cooperstown, several up and down the east coast.  Reginald was also a teachers aid at South Kortright Central School where he became involved in local elementary and high school sports. Reginald was a lifelong Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Yankees, and Philadelphia 76ers fan.

He is survived by his mother: Evelena H. Brunson; wife: Cynthia “Cindy” L. Hillis-Brunson of Hobart; children: Allan (Amy), Amber (Jessie), Adam (Kayla), Amanda (Brian), Arie, and Azalyn all of Hobart; grandchildren: Dezaraye, Bryson, Javier, Bentley, Lily, Emma, Sadie, Joey, Katie, and Hailey; brothers: Daniel (Dorothy) Brunson Jr., Nichols, NY and Wayne (Pamela) Brunson, Newark, NJ; sisters: Pamela (Phil) McCollough, Sumter, SC and Monica (Jerome) Woodberry, Hamden, CT;  in-laws: Mary Davis nine aunts; six uncles; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Friends and relatives are invited to call on the family from 3-6PM on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the MacArthur Funeral Home, 15 Buntline Drive, Stamford, NY 12167.  A funeral and celebration of Reginald’s life will be held at 1PM on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at the Delhi American Legion Hall, 41 Page Ave., Delhi, NY 13753.

In lieu of flowers please send contributions to Cynthia L. Brunson P.O. Box 273, Hobart, NY 13788

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Calling Hours

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday, January 29, 2022
MacArthur Funeral Home - Stamford
15 Buntline Drive
Stamford, New York, United States


1:00 pm
Sunday, January 30, 2022
Delhi American Legion
41 Page Ave.
Delhi, New York, United States