Niles H. “Judge” Doud
Niles H. “Judge” Doud, 91, formerly of Harris Hollow Road, Gerry, passed away Saturday (March 9, 2019) in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing.
A lifelong area resident, he was born Oct. 20, 1927, in Cherry Creek, N.Y., the son of the late Paul and Sadie Hadley Doud.
Niles was a graduate of Falconer High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II and Korea aboard the USS New Jersey.
In earlier years, he was employed by GLF, Sealtest Milk Plant, Doud Electric Company and Contracting and prior to retirement he was employed by Ring Punch and Die. He had served as town of Ellington magistrate for 20 years.
Niles was a member of the Randolph Post 181, American Legion for over 70 years, New York State Magistrates Association and was a life member of the Ellington Rod & Gun Club. He had served on the Falconer Central School Board and was a member of the School Mates Reunion, Sinclairville 76er’s and Troopers Toys for Totts.
He enjoyed his family, working and woodworking.
Surviving are two sons: Irv (Deborah) Doud of Randolph, and Donald (Janet) Doud of Ellington; a daughter, Nila (Harry) Kaltenbach of Gerry; seven grandchildren: Scott (Tina) Doud, Todd (Julie) Doud, Gregory (Charidy) Doud, Joann (Tim) Barrus, Carrie (Derek) Beckman, Holly (Steve) Musall, Corry (Ashley) Kaltenbach; 18 great- grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren; and a brother. James Archie (Jennifer) Doud of Ohio.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice J. Colburn Doud, whom he married April 16, 1949, who died Jan. 16, 1999; four brothers: Richard, Calvin, Wilbur and Jesse Doud.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Falconer Funeral Home. The Rev. Sue Hadley will officiate. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, Ellington.
Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be donated to Chautauqua County Hospice, or the Ellington Fire Department, or acharity of one’s choice.
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