Kevin C. Gaylord
August 18, 1955 - May 10, 2021
"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." - Matthew 11:28-30 KJV
Obituary of Kevin C. Gaylord
Kevin Carl Gaylord of Lockport, NY passed away at age 65 in Millard Filmore Hospital in Amherst, NY. Kevin was born on August 18, 1955, in Albion, NY to Almond (Sonny) and Charlotte Gaylord. He graduated from Holley High School in 1973 and afterwards was a fixture on local softball fields. He was a carpet installer by trade, before becoming a principal and teaching at Christian schools in Medina and Tonawanda. Kevin was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was the song leader and adult Sunday School teacher for many years at his church, Shalom Baptist, in North Tonawanda, NY.
He is survived by his wife Shirl (States), children Brandon (Danielle), Sonya (Daniel), Dan (Melissa), his brother Andrew, and six grandchildren. He is predeceased by his sister Beverly.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 10 AM- 12 PM, with funeral services to follow immediately. Interment will be at Mt. Albion Cemetery the following morning.