James D. Gushlaw, Sr., 69, Lorraine

LORRAINE, NY —  James D. Gushlaw, Sr., Lorraine, passed away Jan. 14, 2021, at the Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, where he had been a resident. He was 69 years old.

James was born in Gloversville, NY the son to Rudy and Leona Aznoe Gushlaw.

He worked for several years for Jefferson County Department of Transportation, Watertown. James married Darlene Bullard in 1996 in Sandy Creek, NY.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene; a son, James (Jamie) Gushlaw II; a daughter, Brandy (Adam) Templemire; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Cecil (Bonnie) Gushlaw, John (Janet) Gushlaw; and several nieces and nephews.

Beside his parents he was predeceased by a grandson.

James was a wonderful artist, chainsaw carver, played in many bands, all around great man with many dear friends.

Due to the pandemic a Celebration of Life will be held at a date and time to be announced.

Online condolences may be made at www.carpenterstoodey.com