ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. (WWNY) - Richard S. “Dick” Garlock, 88, lifelong resident of Alexandria Bay, died Wednesday morning at his home.
He was born August 27, 1931 in Alexandria Bay, son of Sterling and Kathryn Campbell Garlock. He graduated from Alexandria Bay High School and then from St. Lawrence University. A marriage to Doreen “Dody” Ruderman, ended in divorce.
Dick was co-owner of Garlock Lumber and Building Supply, in Alexandria Bay.
He loved bluegrass music and played the banjo for many years. Dick was passionate about fishing and tournament bass fished until he was 87 years old. He was an avid duck hunter and a world class trap and skeet shooter, in his younger days.
He is survived by two sons, David and Matthew (Amiee) and three daughters, Jennifer Hebert and Marcia Slocum, all of Alexandria Bay and Deirdre (William)Beers- Morales of, Rock Hill , SC, a sister, Cynthia Kozlowski Pittsford NY, and eleven grandchildren. Also, Carol Parker his longtime companion.
A celebration of life gathering will be held Saturday, October 19, from 1-4 pm at Bonnie Castle Resort, Alexandria Bay.
Arrangements are with Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay.
Donations can be made in Dick’s name to American Brain Tumor Association.
Online condolences may be made at costellofuneralservice.com