HANNIBAL, NY – Judson L. Oot, 35, of Sterling, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday November 26, 2014, at his home.
He was born in Oswego, NY, on June 20, 1979.
He spent the majority of his life in the Martville, NY, area and a few years in Ira, NY, and had attended Hannibal and Cato high schools.
For a very proud but brief time, he was a member of the Ira Fire Department.
Judson always said he learned everything about “wrenching” from his dad when he was a young boy.
He had been employed over the years with several automotive service companies, starting at age of 13 at Baker auto parts yard in Red Creek and was able to fix anything with a motor.
He even worked for John Deer in Florida.
After a serious accident in 2007 in Florida left him with a TBI, he started his own small engine service.
Known for a kind heart, he was ALWAYS willing to help those in need.
Surviving are his partner and soul mate Barbara Hadcock of Sterling; his parents, James and Juanita Oot of Ira; one brother, James Oot II of Ira; two nephews, Jacob and Cilas Oot of Ira; three uncles, Richard Oot of Albuquerque, NM, Guy Osborn of Florida and Roger Osborn of North Carolina; two aunts, Doris Mansfeld of Decator, Ala., and Lori Landford of Texas; many cousins, and some very best friends, Tom, Eric, Donny and Steve.
He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, William and Frances Oot; maternal grandparents, Guy and Virginia Osborn; and an uncle, Dale Osborn.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday 4 to 6 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal, where a memorial service will follow at 6 p.m.
The family would like to invite everyone to the Ira Volunteer Fire Department on State Route 176 after the service.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.