James Randall Randy “Mileaway” Altman, 60, of Phoenix, NY, passed away
on Thursday June 18, 2015 after a brief illness. Born in Fulton, NY on Feb.
18, 1955, to his mother, Marjorie (Deyo) Altman and his late father, Fredrick
Altman, Sr., who died on Aug. 24, 2013.
Mileaway was a member of the Carpenters Union Local # 747 for over
30 years. He was also an original member of the Flat Face & The
Shempdells Band for nearly 40 years, earning him the title of ” Best Damn
Spoon Player in this town” and providing good times and great memories
for those that he touched through his presence and their music. To know
him was to LOVE him, and his memory will live in the hearts and minds of
so many ! Farewell Milo, until we meet again !
Surviving are his two sons, Justin Altman and (Cortney), Mathew (Gina)
Altman all of Pennellville, and their mother Gina (Dunn) Altman of Phoenix;
his grandchildren, Chase, Shay, and Cal Altman; his mother Marjorie (Deyo)
Altman of Easley, SC; his siblings, Fred Altman, Jr. of Bluffton, SC, Rod
(Nancy) Altman of Phoenix, Terri (Chuck) Gettino of Pulaski, Tammi Altman
of Easley, SC, Tim (Jolene) Altman of Easley, SC, and Todd Altman of
Phoenix; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Calling hours will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on Monday June 22, in the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.