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Mr. William C. Neiles
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Depot Lane Singers
    c/o MaryMuller 139 Bridge St.
    Schoharie, NY 12157
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Alzheimer's Assoc N.E. NY
    Building 4 Suite 405 Washington Ave. Ext
    Albany, NY 12205

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“There is not a day that goes by that I don't think of you. You were not only my uncle but my God Father. I will always remember our shows we used...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Kelly - Middleburgh, NY - Niece

“Sorry to hear of Bill's passing. From an old friend from the 50's on Main St. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Pete Sheridan - Cortland, NY

“Chris and Aaron, I am so sorry for the loss of Bill. I loved the way he would look at the two of you with such love. I know he is singing with the...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Gloria Penman - Schenectady, NY

“Very sorry to hear about Bill. He will be missed. My prayers go out to his family. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Gary Hayes - Middleburgh, NY

“Dear Adrienne and family, My sincere condolences on your loss. Bill's passing will leave a musical void in the Middleburgh Community. His...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Charis Haskin Cummings - Wilton, NY

“We were neighbors on Baker Ave in town back in the 50's . Sorry for your loss. Gerald ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Gerald Enlow - Troy, NY

“Dear Adrienne and Howard, Prayers are with you during this very sad time. Love, Rosie ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Rose Daring - Wi nter Garden,, FL

“Chris and Aaron, So sorry for your loss....Chris, thank you. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kim

“RIP Uncle Bill...may you continue to sing in the hearts of many that you have left behind. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Daniel Fancher Jr. - Carthage, NY

“Aunt Adrienne, Uncle Howard and family,You are all in my thoughts and prayers! I remember hearing Bill sing. He had a beautiful voice and was also...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Michelle Bartholomew - Binghamton, NY

“Adrienne, Howard, Kelly, Michael, Nori and Susan, I was so sorry to hear about Billy. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Kim ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Kim - Fayetteville, NC - cousin

“RIP Bill,Cousin's Rita & Shirley ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Rita Leith - Middleburg, NY

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Middleburgh: William C. Neiles, 70, formerly of Middleburgh, died Monday, February 4, 2013 at A.O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta, following a brief illness.

Bill was born on October 24, 1942, in Schenectady to the late Rita (Reynolds) and William N. Neiles.

Bill's life-long passion was singing, affectionately calling himself the "Schoharie County Troubadour." Bill was a member of the Depot Lane Singers and the Middleburgh Golden Age Club. In appreciation of their sacrifice, Bill was proud to place American flags on soldiers' graves on National holidays.

He worked for several years at Becker Electronics before transferring to McCarthy Ford in Cobleskill. Bill was a communicant of Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in Middleburgh.

He is survived by his son: Aaron Neiles of Worcester; his sister: Adrienne (Howard) Bartholomew of Middleburgh; many nieces and nephews; life-long and dear friend: Christine Mann of Cobleskill and many friends and extended family at Mrs. K's Kitchen in Middleburgh.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh. Cremation took place at Vale Crematory, Schenectady. A spring inurnment will be in the Middleburgh Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Depot Lane Singers, c/o Marie Muller 139 Bridge St., Schoharie, NY 12157 or to Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, PO Box 311, Middleburgh, NY 12122 or to the Alzheimer's Association NE New York Bldg. 4, Suite 405 Washington Ave. Ext. Albany, NY 12205.