Cover photo for Larry L. Cruikshank, Jr.'s Obituary
Larry L. Cruikshank, Jr. Profile Photo
1961 Larry 2016

Larry L. Cruikshank, Jr.

April 9, 1961 — July 15, 2016

Larry Cruikshank, Jr., 55, of South Otselic, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland, NY, after becoming ill at work.

Larry was born in Cortland, NY, on April 9, 1961, the son of Larry Cruikshank, Sr. and Nancy Yerger.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and for the past several years had been employed at Builder’s Best, Cortland, NY.  Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf, and local modified racing with his close friend, Pete Taylor.

He is survived by his mother, Nancy Cruikshank, of Pitcher, and a sister, Tracy Straight, of N. Pitcher.  He also leaves behind a niece, Tricia Straight, of San Diego, CA; a nephew, Tim Straight, Jr., of S. Otselic; several aunts and cousins.

In addition to his father, he was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Timothy Straight, Sr., and several uncles.

The family will be present to receive friends at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY, on Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  In keeping with the wishes of the family, there will be no formal funeral service. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Larry L. Cruikshank, Jr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church (Kirkwood, NY)

974 US-11, Kirkwood, NY 13795

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 13

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree