Richard G. Flood
Mr. Richard G. Flood, age 83, of Mayfield, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home, Gloversville, where he has resided the past five years.
He was born May 25, 1936, in Wells, the son of the late Melvin and Evelyn Gallup Flood. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1962 including 13 months in Korea. He was later employed as a glove cutter by several area glove manufacturers. He was a Steam Turbine Tester at General Electric Company in Schenectady for 16 years until he became disabled.
Dick was a member of the Mayfield United Methodist Church. He enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, woodworking, cutting firewood, and playing yard games.
He is survived by his wife of over 62 years, Wanda Swalley Flood; three children, Patti Corley (Rip) of Lexington, SC, Kimberly McNamara (Jack) of Mayfield and James Flood of Galway; two brothers, John Flood (Renate) of Germany and Larry Flood of Gloversville; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dick was predeceased by his parents, Melvin Flood (Evelyn), Evelyn Gallup Flood Edwards (Homer); a brother, Spencer Flood; a stepbrother, Homer Edwards Jr. (Jerry); and a daughter-in-law, Jennifer Flood.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 11, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a funeral service will follow at 12 noon with the Rev. David E. Smith officiating.
Interment with military honors will follow at Mayfield Cemetery, Mayfield.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.