Robert W. Carknard – 84

VALLEY FALLS –  Robert W. Carknard, 84, of Charles St., died Wednesday at St. Mary’s Hospital, Troy after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  Born in Valley Falls, January 29, 1929, he was the son of the late Irving “Reed” and Lorraine Jones Carknard.

A Funeral Service will be held at Noon on Monday, Dec. 16th at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So Main St., Mechanicville 12118 with burial to follow at the Saratoga National Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday at the funeral home from 2-5PM. In lieu of flowers, Robert’s family asks that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 507 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 in respectful memory of Robert W. Carknard.  Please visit to leave condolences and for directions.

The full obituary will be in the Dec. 19th issue of the Express.