Larry E. Srock

RICHMOND – Larry E. Srock, 89, of Main Street, passed away on May 19, 2023 after a short illness at the Hawthorne House, Freeport.

Larry was born on May 6, 1934 in Ebensburg, Pa., the son of Frank and Edith Srock.

Larry proudly served his country in the United States Navy Seabee’s for 24 years, where he served two tours in Vietnam and three summers at the South Pole. He also went on to get his bachelor’s degree from New Hampshire College.

Moving to Maine and after retirement from the Navy he planted huge gardens and raised animals from ducks to Angus beef and everything in between for the family table. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bushogging, haying, barbecuing, hosting annual family lobster bakes, fall leaf peeping, apple pie and TV. Larry had a special love for his Kabota tractor.

He was a member of the Dresden Richmond Methodist Church. Also, a member of the American Legion Post 132 in Richmond, NRA, Antarctic Support Group and the Navy Pistol Team. Also after retirement from the Navy, Larry worked as a foreman for the town of Richmond, and later operated Srock Firewood.

Larry was predeceased by his parents; brothers James Srock, David Srock, Don Srock, sister, Marion Kolesar; and step-grandchild, Derek Less.

Larry is survived by his wife of 50 years, Barbara Srock, of Richmond; daughters Wendy Wright of Maine, Tammye Martin of California, Tracy Srock of California, Kelly Srock of Maine and son, Randy Srock of Maine. He is also survived by eight grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; also, three stepchildren, Robert Less, Laura Kendrick, David Less; and four step-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will take place on Friday, June 9 at 11 a.m. at the Dresden Richmond United Methodist Church, 21 Pleasant St., Richmond. A graveside service will take place on Tuesday, June 13 at 12 p.m. at Maine Veterans Cemetery Niches Civic Center Dr., Augusta.

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home, 130 Pleasant St., Richmond, ME 04357.

In lieu of flowers,

donations may be made to

DRUM Church,

Richmond Food Pantry or

Richmond Senior Center.

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