Larry E. Srock

Larry SrockRichmond-Larry E. Srock, 89, of Main St., 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 2 tours in Vietnam and 3 summers at the South Pole.  He also went on to get his bachelors 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 8 grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.  Also, 3 step children, Robert Less, Laura Kendrick, David Less and 4 step grandchildren.

A celebration of life will take place on Friday, June 9th at 11:00 am at the Dresden Richmond United Methodist Church 21 Pleasant St., Richmond.  A graveside service will take place on Tuesday, June 13th at 12 noon at Maine Veterans Cemetery Civic Center Dr., Augusta.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to DRUM Church, Richmond Food Pantry or Richmond Senior Center.