Ricky A. Gushlaw, 58, Clayton

CLAYTON, NY — Ricky A. Gushlaw, 58, formerly of Gouverneur, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, at his home in Clayton.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Depauville United Methodist Church with Rev. Earl Lalone, pastor, presiding. There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton.

Ricky was born Dec. 12, 1960, in Alexandria Bay, the son of the late Alton J. “Butch” and Shirley M. Cox Gushlaw.

A marriage to Trudy Clark ended in divorce.

He is survived by his three brothers, Joseph E. Gushlaw and wife Tina, Danny L. Gushlaw and companion Susan Brown, and Chris M. Gushlaw, all of Clayton, his sister, Margie M. Docteur, Redwood, several aunts and uncles, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

His father died Sept. 20, 2014, and his mother died Feb. 5, 2019. He was also predeceased by a brother, Jeff J. Gushlaw.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ricky’s name may be made to the Depauville United Methodist Church, c/o Clayton United Methodist Church, 324 John St., Clayton, NY 13624.

Online condolences to his family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.