Official Obituary of

Karl R Travis

August 14, 1957 ~ February 11, 2024 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Karl Travis Obituary

Karl R. Travis (Slick) age 66, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family at home Sunday night February 11, 2024. He was born August 14, 1957, in Beacon, NY. A member of WHMase Hook &Ladder, he worked as a carpenter for the local Union 323 for over 25 years. Growing up Karl was an avid baseball player, playing for the Babe Ruth Allstars. It is here he met wife Christene Papo in 1963 at just 6 years old. Married in 1976, they had 4 children: Karl, Sacha, Alison, Gregory. They were married 47 years and moved to South Carolina in 2000. Karl was “Pa ' to 7 loving granddaughters.

 He is survived by wife Christene (Papo) Travis. Son Karl F. Travis and wife Alanda. Daughter Alison (Travis) Capitelli and husband Greg. Granddaughters Ayla (21), Brooke (18), Mikayla (17), Zoie (14), Carly (12), Emma (10), and Alia (8). Two sisters, his beloved Rose Totten, and Tracy Clearwater. His Uncle Pierre Travis. He is preceded in death by his parents. Sister Carol Robinson. Brothers Frances (Murph) Beck and Gary Travis. In-laws Alfred and Mary Papo. Karl was a beloved Uncle and cousin to countless nieces, nephews, and cousins, and beloved brother-in-law to Mike, Cindy, Jack, Cathy, and Paula. Grammy wants to send special thank you to our bonus daughter Madison, who he lovingly referred to as Maddog, and her husband Eddie, devoted son Karl, cherished granddaughters Brooke and Ayla, and loving daughter Alison for all their care, love and support for her and Pa. We love you all dearly.

Due to the amount of out-of-town family members, memorial services will be determined by the family in the coming months.

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