Mr. Place was born in Oswego the son of the late Ulysses and Verde (Myers) Place. He was a retired foreman for Nestle’s Chocolate, Fulton. Mr. Place was a communicant of St. Peter’s Church, past volunteer for the Oswego Hospital, He was a longtime softball umpire and basketball referee. Mr. Place served in the United States Army during the Korean War.. He enjoyed all sports especially Syracuse University.
He was predeceased by his wives Diann Place in 1999, and Barbara Place in 2016, and his sister Beverley McKean.
Mr. Place is survived by his children David (Rosemary) Place Sr. of Minetto, Raymond (Kathy) Place of Oswego, Mary Beth Stone of Rochester, his stepchildren Chuck (Cheri) Handley, Tom (Donna) Handley, Karen (Rick) Gell, and his brother Grant (Suzie) Place of Fulton. He is also survived by his grandchildren Erin Place, Thomas Place, Brittany (Michael) Terotta, Shannon (Chris) Stone O’Connor, and Mikayla (Tommy Bellucco) Place.
Funeral services will be 12:00 noon Monday April 22, 2019, at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home.
Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Monday from 10:00 to 12:00 noon prior to the service at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.