BLACK RIVER, NY — Daniel F. Wadsworth, 65, of 22631 Taylor Road, Black River, NY, passed away Nov. 29, 2021, at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, following an accident.
Born March 30, 1956, in Watertown, NY, a son of the late Francis T. and Violet (Varney) Wadsworth Sr., he graduated in 1975 from Carthage Central School.
Following school he began a lifelong career as a local truck driver. He and his brother, Thomas Wadsworth, owned and operated an Animal Rendering Service “Glenn-Nel Ranch” in the Town of Champion. Daniel also raised mink for several years, was an active member and former Jr. Leader with the 4-H Club and was an active member of the Agricultural Community shipping livestock for local farmers for many years.
He enjoyed steam engine locomotives, collecting antique tractors and he was a member of the Sons of the American Legion in Black River.
Among his survivors are his four brothers and three sisters-in-law, James (Robin) Wadsworth, Tri Cities, WA, Thomas (Mary) Wadsworth, Black River, Fred (Sandy) Wadsworth, Deer River and Francis Wadsworth Jr. and his companion, Dawn, Black River; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements are with the Bruce Funeral Home, Black River.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Black River Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.brucefh.com.