Richard W. Truax

(Gasport/Rochester)

Richard W. Truax, age 85, died October 7, 2019 in Highland Hospital following a long illness. 

He was born January 22, 1934 in Gasport, a son of Perry and Mary (Snediker) Truax and had lived in the Rochester area over 30 years. 

Richard was a U.S. Army Veteran serving as a Sergeant and Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne from 1952-1955 and was also a member of the VFW.  He was an admirer of the outdoors and enjoyed a good cigar and cold beer.  Mr. Truax was predeceased by 6 siblings. 

He is survived by his sister: Jeanette Hamminga of Olcott as well as several nieces and nephews. 

At Richard’s request, there will be no formal calling hours or services. 

Interment will be in cold Springs Cemetery.