William G. Loomis Jr.

William G. Loomis Jr., 64, of Broadway Avenue, Maple Springs, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in Westfield Memorial Hospital.

Born in Jamestown Dec. 9, 1948, he was a son of the late William and Mary Kibbling Loomis.

A Bemus Point area resident most of his life, he attended Bemus Point Schools and graduated from Marvelwood College Prep School, Kent, Conn., where he was an accomplished lacrosse player.

For more than 40 years, he owned and operated Loomis Landscaping and prior to that worked at Long Point State Park as a groundskeeper.

He will be remembered as a great father and grandfather who was dearly loved. He was an avid col-lector of model trains.

Surviving are four children: William Loomis III of Lakewood, Craig (Molly) Loomis of Bemus Point, Jim Loomis of Maple Springs and Mike Loomis of Jamestown; four grandchildren: Josh, Rylie, Triston and Brianna Loomis; and a sister, Mary Jo Kail of Florida.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Tom Loomis.

A time of remembrance will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Bill at www.lindfuneralhome.com.