Jeffrey C. Overton Sr., 66, Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, NY — Jeffrey C. Overton Sr., 66, of Whittaker Road, Martinsburg, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Upstate Medical University Hospital, Syracuse, surrounded by his loving family.

Born Oct. 1, 1953, in West Carthage, NY, a son of the late Carlyle Leo and Laura Lucille Dealing Overton, he graduated in 1970 from Lowville Academy and went on to Delhi University where he studied masonry.

A marriage with Ruth Hoffman ended in divorce.

He worked for area construction companies.

On March 24, 1989, he married his companion of ten years, Valerie Hoffman.  Together they shared 42 years together.

Jeff and Valerie and family started Adirondack Painting where he partnered with Gary Galasso until Jeff retired in 2019.  Jeff ‘s family was most important to him.

He enjoyed spending time with them, especially at family cook outs.

He also loved the outdoors and crossword puzzles.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Valerie; four children, Jason and his wife, Lisa Overton, Castorland, Tanya LaVancha, North Carolina, Laura and her husband, Jerome LaPlatney, Harrisville, Jeffrey C. Overton Jr. and his fiancé Corbyn Thompson, Norwich; 11 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and another great-granddaughter on the way; his siblings and their spouses, Carla and Dick Adams, Martinsburg, Lucinda “Cindy” Overton, Lowville, Roxanne and Randy Morak , Martinsburg, and Carlyle Overton Jr.,  Lowville; an uncle; several nieces, nephews and cousins, his mother-in-law and father-in-law, William and Beverly Burr of Harrisville.

He was predeceased by a granddaughter Tyra Amber Overton who died May 13, 2007.

The funeral will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville, with Pastor Doug Ploof, pastor of East Pitcairn Wesleyan Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Martinsburg Cemetery.

A gathering at the Lowville VFW will immediately follow the funeral service, all are welcome. Any food donations may be taken directly to the Lowville VFW on Wednesday, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Calling hours will be held 11 a.m.  to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made by clicking the donation tab at to help the family with the funeral expenses or there will be envelopes for the family at the funeral home.

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