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In Memory of

Dennis Henry Starr

October 9, 1946 - May 16, 2017

Obituary


ONEONTA - Dennis Henry Starr, 70, of Oneonta passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown.
He was born October 9, 1946 in Oneonta the son of the late Floyd I. and Vivian (Ahlstedt) Starr.
Denny graduated from Oneonta High School and went on to study art at Dutchess Community College.
He then enlisted in the US Air Force and proudly served his country from 1966 to 1970.
Denny was an accomplished coronet player and attended Eastman School of Music in Rochester. He was also a talented artist and wood...

ONEONTA - Dennis Henry Starr, 70, of Oneonta passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown.
He was born October 9, 1946 in Oneonta the son of the late Floyd I. and Vivian (Ahlstedt) Starr.
Denny graduated from Oneonta High School and went on to study art at Dutchess Community College.
He then enlisted in the US Air Force and proudly served his country from 1966 to 1970.
Denny was an accomplished coronet player and attended Eastman School of Music in Rochester. He was also a talented artist and wood carver. Denny will be remembered for his sense of humor and his kindness towards others. He was a kind and gentle soul.
He was a member of the West Oneonta Baptist Church.
Denny is survived by his three siblings, Pamela Starr Wheaton of Sidney, David and Mary Starr of Rhinebeck and Ruth (Starr) and Jeffrey Cox of Niskayuna; nieces and nephews, Justin and Jaime Wheaton, Lisa, Sara and David Starr and Rachael and Olivia Cox; as well as his devoted caretaker, Melody Griffin and Dr. Ronald Zerbe.
A service to celebrate the life of Dennis Henry Starr will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 2:00PM in the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main Street, Oneonta with the Rev. Aamir Din pastor of the West Oneonta Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Oneonta Plains Cemetery.
For those who wish memorial contributions may be made to the West Oneonta Baptist Church, County Route 8, West Oneonta, New York 13861 in loving memory of Dennis Henry Starr.
To light a candle or send the family an online condolence please visit www.bookhoutfuneralhome.com
Funeral arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home of Oneonta.