Cedric Kirkpatrick died April 15th, 2013 at the Canton Potsdam Hospital. Cedric was a long time resident of Hermon.
A graveside service will be May 25, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at the Spragueville Cemetery, Spragueville, with Lay Pastoral Assistant Martha Helmer officiating. A gathering will be at 1:00 p.m. at the family farm, 1912 CR 21, Hermon.
He was born in Spragueville, on December 15, 1936, the son of Ida and Percy Kirkpatrick. Cedric attended Hermon School and graduated in 1954. He ran and operated the family farm in Hermon, providing for his family and friends.
Cedric was one of seven children. He was predeceased by, Harold, Muriel, Bernice and Earl.
He is survived by his sisters, Eunice, residing in Sonora California and Eleanor in Russell; and several nieces and nephews.
After he closed down the family farm, Cedric worked at the Hermon Cemetery from 1995-2005. He was the consummate unselfish man, he provided for his family, putting his goals and dreams aside to make sure that everyone who needed shelter and friendship were provided for. Cedric will be missed by family and friends.
Everyone who came into contact with him will forever remember his gentle demeanor and his kind and quiet generosity.
Gifts can be made to the Hermon Fire Hall and the Hermon Cemetery in his memory. Online condolences can be made at www.allendeneshafuneralhome.com.