Francis W. Spotswood, Jr., 82, of Spotswood Drive, passed away unexpectedly Thursday afternoon, April 8, 2021.
Born on June 28, 1938 in Corinth, he was the son of the late Francis W., Sr. and Margaret (Gilmore) Spotswood. He married Kathleen Waite on August 8, 1970 in Hadley.
Francis served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge, he spent many years working as a logger and truck driver. He owned and operated Spotswood and Waite Logging. Later, he worked as a service manager for Alpine Lake Campground in Corinth until his retirement on June 30, 2007.
Francis was a hard worker who was proud to provide for his family. He loved to tinker and was always building and inventing. Francis also enjoyed traveling, taking many trips to Maine and Arizona. He was a member of the Hudson Sacandaga V.F.W. Post 5836 in Hadley and the First United Methodist Church in Corinth.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years Kathleen Spotswood; his children: Ed (Mara) Spotswood of Hadley, Raymond (Laura) Spotswood of Hadley, Gary (Teri-Lyn) of Corinth, Melissa (Leonard) Sandwick of Corinth, Todd (Dot) Mallory of Arizona, Joanne Spotswood of Corinth, and Paula (Jesse) Pike of Arizona; thirteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren; sisters: Janet (Donald) Briner of Corinth and Joanne (Joel) Jenkins of Corinth as well as several nieces and nephews.
Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, funeral services will be private.
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