MARCOTT, Richard W. 82, of St Petersburg, formerly from Carthage, NY, passed away on Oct. 7, 2013. He was a 38 year Air Force veteran, serving from the Korean War through Operation Desert Storm. He retired from the Carthage Post Office in 1991. He was a member of Am Leg Post 125, Gulfport, prev. Past Com of Am Leg Post 673, Black River, NY, and a life member of Carthage VFW Post 7227. He was a charter member of Carthage Area Rescue Squad. He is survived by his wife, Virginia (Campbell) Mar-cott; a daughter, Jackie Whitener; granddaughters, Cierra Whitener, Melissa Stuffle-street; a sister, Betty McLean; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Joyce; sons, John and Robert; a stepson, Chris Stufflestreet; a sister, Helen Davis; and a brother, Donald. A Memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 19th at 1 pm at Americana Cove, 7201 1st St. North, St Petersburg. Burial will be at the Swineburn Cemetery, Deer River, NY on Saturday, Nov. 2nd at 11 am. Gathering to follow at the Carthage American Legion.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Oct. 12, 2013