Floyd Robert Musclow, 87, of Denver ( formerly of New York State ) passed away peacefully on April 7, 2016 . Floyd was married to Lois O’Dell of Webster, NY. In 1955. The were married 61 years. His spirit is carried on by his four children and three grandsons. He was excitedly awaiting the arrival of his first great grandchild this coming summer.
Floyd was born in Rochester, NY and spent a majority of his life in Webster, NY. Floyd was a twin to his dear sister, Freda who preceded him in death. He graduated from Buffalo State College in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Arts. Floyd served his country proudly during the Korean War in the United States Army. He was a customer service engineer for IBM for 31 years servicing corporate computer systemsand developing lifelong friends with co-workers and customers during that time.
A very proud veteran, Floyd was a longtime member of the VFW and American Legion Post 942 in Webster, NY. He was also a dedicated and active member of Webster-Fairport, NY Elks Lodge for decades.
On sunny days, Floyd could often be found on the front porch in his favorite rocker. With his canine companion, Pebbles, Floyd enjoyed welcoming passersby for neighborly chats. Floyd embraced technology and was a daily user of Facebook, FaceTime, emails and his IPhone to keep in touch with his extended family and many, many friends.
Besides his wife, Floyd is survived by his four children, Judy Neff (Michael), Cindy McAlpin (Mike), Rudy Musclow (Heather), Steve Musclow (fiancé Karen Basch), his 3 grandsons, Ryan (Catherine Walters) and Kyle Musclow and Joey McAlpin; his two sisters, Dorothy Humphrey (Bernard) and Irma Hallauer (John); his many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, Fred W. and Isabella Sutherland Musclow; brothers, Kenneth and George Musclow; sister Freda Baker (Mark); grandchildren Josh Mayer and Megan McAlpin.
A Memorial Service was held at The Terraces Clubhouse in Denver, NC. on April 9, 2016. Reverend Jeff Johnsen, Senior Pastor of Denver United Methodist Church officiated. A private burial will take place in Webster, NY at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Denver NC. Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 122, Denver, NC 28037, Attention Chief Flynn would be deeply appreciated.
The Good Samaritan Funeral Home, Denver, served the Musclow Family