Ronald F. Bigness

May 25, 2012

NATURAL BRIDGE, N.Y.  —  Ronald Francis Bigness, “Buster Brown,” 77, of 43720 State Route 3, died Friday, May 25, at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse where he had been a patient for a few weeks. 

Born Jan. 27, 1935, in Lowville, the son of Leon and Marion Disotell Bigness, he attended school in Natural Bridge. 

He was a self-employed mechanic. 

He married Carol Ann Foy on June 5, 1981m in Beaver Falls. She died before him.

He loved fishing, hunting, camping and tinkering with anything. 

Surviving are a step-daughter, Barbara Carr, Watertown; a daughter, Katherine Gural, Spring, Texas; four grandchildren, Joseph, Robert, Jessica, and Chelsea; two grandsons, a grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, Natalie Strough, Josh and Gage Carr; a half sister, Eleanor Martin; an aunt, Anna Farr; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Two sisters, Anna and Isabelle, died before him.

There will be no public calling hours. 

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, in Hillside Cemetery in Natural Bridge with Rev. Linda J. Harris, officiating. 

Arrangements are being handled by Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage.

Information provided by Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Inc., and, Watertown, N.Y.