Byron Trimbell

Byron G. Trimbell

1948 - 2024

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Obituary of Byron G. Trimbell

Byron G. Trimbell, 75, of Bovina, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at his home.

Born on December 30, 1948 in Margaretville, the son of the late George Q. and Anna E.M. (Schonewolf) Trimbell.

Byron was a lifelong resident of Bovina, attending a one room schoolhouse until sixth grade and going on to graduate in 1966 from Delaware Academy. After graduating from high school, Byron married Honora J. Rossley on October 23, 1971.

He worked on the family farm in Crescent Valley, then went on to work for Delaware Bulldozing and then spent over 20 years as Assistant Manager with LaFever Excavating, Byron then went on to own and operate Trimbell’s Custom Sawmill.

He was an avid lover of the outdoors. Farming, maple sugaring and hunting were among his greatest passions.   He had a quick whit and often was credited with “Byronisms” that he shared with family and friends.

Besides his parents, Byron was predeceased by a sister-in-law: Joanne Kriesel.

Byron is survived by his wife of over 52 years: Honora J. (Rossley) Trimbell of Bovina; children: Sean (Patti) Trimbell of Bloomville, Brandye (Daniel) Grommeck of Andes, Chad (Karena) Trimbell of Sidney Center and Brent (Desiree’) Trimbell of Hobart; twelve grandchildren: Joanna, Brandon, Alex, Rachel, Addyson, Lila, John Byron, Nora Marie, Patrick, Shae, Brooklynn and Annalynn; siblings: Robert Kriesel, Linnell (Kathy) Trimbell and Derwood (Cindy) Trimbell; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be held at 1PM on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at the Bovina United Presbyterian Church, 2128 Bovina Rd, Bovina Center, NY, burial will follow in Bovina Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Byron can be made to Bovina EMS, 36 Maple Street, Bovina Center, NY 13740.

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Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Bovina United Presbyterian Church
2128 Co Rd 6
Bovina Center, New York, United States