Clark Mills, NY
Wesley E. Tophoven, 39, of Clark Mills and formerly of Edmeston was called Home by the Lord Friday April 11, 2014 at his home in Clark Mills.
He was born January 29, 1975 in Norwich, the son of Peter and Linda (Crossman) Tophoven.
Wes graduated from Edmeston Central School 1993 and was well known for his love of football that he played throughout high school. He continued to play while attending Hartwick College. Wes was currently employed by Verizon Wireless.
The main joy in Wes’ life were his two boys, Devon & Dylan, who he encouraged and instilled his love of football & hockey. He was a member of the NRA and former member of the Edmeston Fire Department. Wes was a former Pee Wee Football Coach for Westmoreland. He was a devoted father, Jets fan and Harley Davidson enthusiast.
Wes is survived by his children Devon Wesley Tophoven & Dylan Timothy Tophoven; his mother, Linda Tophoven; his siblings Timothy & Isabelle Tophoven, Tamara Tophoven & Rebecca Tophoven; his special nephews & nieces Thomas Tophoven, Suellyn & Jeremiah Birdsall, and Kylie Tophoven; his great nephew Ryker Birdsall; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Wes was predeceased by his father, Peter Tophoven, who died in 2002.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday April 15, 2014 from 4-9 pm at the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday April 16, 2014 at 11 am at the Second Baptist Church in Edmeston with Pastor Ray Merritt officiating, with visiting an hour prior to the service.
Contributions may be made in Wes’ memory to the American Heart Association; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the guidance of the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston.