William Donald Gutgesell passed away at his home at 382 Clinton Road, Antrim, NH on June 26, 2013. He was born April 19, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late William and Helen (Buxton) Gutgesell.
He loved the outdoors, had a passion for horses and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He could repair, or build, just about anything. He retired from The Antrim Highway Department in 2011 after 30 years of service.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Diane Edna (Sohn) Gutgesell. He is also survived by his three daughters; Tammy Lee Gutgesell and her companion Reggie Steve of Staten Island, NY, Brigitte Marie and her husband Todd Brian Morin of Milford, NH, and his daughter Deborah Jean and her Husband Donald Jarmula of Centereach, NY. He will also be missed by three grandsons, Keith William, Anthony, and John Cole all of Centereach, NY.
William also leaves a wonderful legacy of wit and humor. He loved all of his animals and grand-pets.
Per his wishes there will be no calling hours and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made in William's name to the NH Humane Society, P.O. Box 572, Laconia, NH 03246 and/or Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services, P.O. Box 564, Keene, NH 03431.
Jellison Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To view an online obituary please visit www.jellisonfuneralhome.com