Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear. Let the memory of "Rick" be with us forever.
  • 51 years old
  • Born on April 5, 1961 in Glens Falls, New York, United States.
  • Passed away on January 22, 2013 in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States.

  This memorial website was created in loving memory of our loved one, Richard Straight.   
  Richard C. "Rick" Straight went into the loving arms of the Lord on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.  
  Born on April 5, 1961 in Glens Falls, NY, he was the beloved son of the late Quentin C. and Helen B. Straight.

     Rick graduated from Corinth Central School and from the Building Trades Program at BOCES in Saratoga Springs.  While a student at BOCES he participated in the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America.  He competed in the United States Skill Olympics in 1980 and won a medal for his competency in the building trades.  Rick received the Martin Munson Memorial Award for his mastery of the field when he gradulated. 

     After graduation Rick was employed with Hayes Construction for several years.  He was later employed with Collette Construction where he worked as a carpenter for 14 years.  He built many beautiful homes around the area.  For the past 12 years he was employed by the Town of Corinth.   

     Rick enjoyed enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, family outings and loved sitting by the campfire with family and friends playing the guitar. He was very proud of his two beautiful children Richard and Ashley and adored his two grandchildren Caille and Kaiden.

     Survivors include two children, Richard Straight II and his wife, Dayle of Valdosta, GA and Ashley Straight of Lake-in-the-Hills, IL: two very special grandchildren, Kaiden Straight and Callie Harrison:  two sisters, Bonnie Peck and her husband Tim of Corinth and Judy Schkrioba and her husband Nick of Porter Corners:  two brothers, Brian Straight and his wife, Cholsun of Goldsboro, NY and Gary Straight of Corinth:  and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.     

     We will forever remember Rick for his quiet, gentle spirit and his kind and giving heart.





Posted by Bonnie Peck on 5th April 2018
Happy Birthday Little Brother!!! You are always in our thoughts and prayers. Love - Cissy and Tim
Posted by Bonnie Peck on 22nd January 2018
Thinking of you today and always. We speak of you often and know that someday we will all be together again. Love and miss you, Cissy and Tim.
Posted by Bonnie Peck on 5th April 2017
Happy Birthday Rick! Tim and I are thinking of you on your special day and always! We know you are in loving hands and celebrating in a beautiful place. Love - Cissy
Posted by Bonnie Peck on 5th April 2016
Happy Birthday Rick! I know you are celebrating in the most heavenly way with Bri, Mom and Dad. Love and miss you, Cis
Posted by Bonnie Peck on 22nd January 2016
Remembering you on this day and missing you as always. We take comfort in knowing that you are in God's loving hands and are smiling down on all of us. Love always - Cissy
Posted by Judy Schkrioba on 5th April 2015
Happy Birthday dear brother. Missing you as always. I know you're in a heavenly place. Rest in peace.
Posted by Judy Schkrioba on 5th April 2014
Happy Birthday dear brother. Just wanted to let you know you are always in my thoughts and your gentle smile is missed. Rest in peace.
Posted by Bonnie Peck on 5th April 2014
Happy Birthday little brother! You are in my thoughts this special day as you are everyday. Missing you immensely but know you are being well cared for in a very heavenly way. Love, Cissy
Posted by Kelly Straight-Crookston on 14th May 2013
I was looking through the pictures in the gallery, and I saw the one of Uncle Rick on the beach fishing. It's funny, because we have almost the same exact picture, but of my dad! I wonder what kind of fish they caught today! "You are always on my are always on my mind" (Willie Nelson) Love, Aunt Cho & Kelly
Posted by Ashley Straight on 5th April 2013
Happy Birthday, Dad!! I love you and I miss you! "I thought of you today, but that is nothing new. I thought about you yesterday and days before that too. I think of you in silence. I often speak your name. Now all I have is memories and your picture in a frame. Your memory is my keepsake, with which I'll never part. God has you in his keeping, I have you in my heart!"
Posted by Ashley Straight on 16th March 2013
I miss you so much Dad and think of you day and night. I miss your beautiful smile, your laugh, your hugs, and hearing your voice. I do know that you are in great hands now and are enjoying your life in God's Kingdom. I have an Angel watching over me and an amazing Angel at that. Though my heart is forever broken, I know I will be reunited with you someday. I love you Daddy!

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