Richard M. McLocklin

  • Born: July 12, 1930
  • Died: January 2, 2021
  • Location: Littleton, Massachusetts

Badger Funeral Homes, Inc.

347 King Street
Littleton, MA 01460
Tel. (978) 486-3709

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather

Richard M. McLocklin of Littleton MA, age 90, passed away after a brief illness on January 2, 2021 at Emerson Hospital, Concord MA. He is survived by his devoted wife of 68 years Gertrude Larkin McLocklin, son Richard McLocklin Jr and his wife MaryLou of Albany OR, daughter Joanne Barry and her husband Thomas of Marlborough MA, daughter Jean Jeffords and her husband Jason of Bedford NH, son Stephen McLocklin and his wife Kim of Dunbarton NH, daughter Susan Vincent and her husband Peter of Harpswell ME, and daughter Elizabeth Hobart and her husband Geoffrey of Bethesda MD and Harpswell ME. Richard was a loving Papa to 12 grandchildren: Holly, Emily, Matthew, Patrick, Peter, LeaAnne, John, Dylan, Mitchell, Morgan, Katherine and David, and also to 8 great-grandchildren: Mackenzie, Alexander, Jacob, Mila, Dylan, Daniel, Logan and Samantha.

Born in Cambridge MA, Richard graduated from the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Richard retired after working for many years as a Sales and Marketing executive for AT&T, where he enjoyed mentoring his co-workers. Richard was a decades-long volunteer at Emerson Hospital. He also volunteered as an election vote counter for the Town of Littleton. Richard was an avid gardener and reader, and was a frequent patron of the Reuben Hoar Library in Littleton. Richard had many interests; his baking of dinner rolls "Papa's rolls" was a family favorite.

Richard's burial and celebration of life will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard's memory may be made to the National Audubon Society online at

Arrangements under the care of Badger Funeral Home, 347 King St., Littleton MA, 01460 978-486-3709

Condolence & Memory Journal


You will be missed in the state of Oregon. We loved when you and Trudy came to visit, many conversation enjoyed. Peace to all the family

Posted by Greg and Regina Leytem - Philomath, OR - Friend   January 08, 2021


I was just a kid when I walked into the little ranch in Littleton. Beth was my gymnastic buddy. I went on a date with Stephen. Now 44+years later I have been a McLocklin for most of them. Somewhere along the line I started to call my father in law Dad. I cherish this with all my heart. He was a wonderful grandfather to my boys. I will miss him so very much

Posted by Kim McLocklin - Dunbarton, NH - Family   January 08, 2021


Deepest sympathy and prayers for the whole McLocklin family.

Posted by Dawn Howe - Contoocook, NH - Coworker   January 06, 2021

Dick and Trudy were our neighbors for our first 8 years in Littleton, and we could not have asked for kinder, better people to live next to. Over the years, we got to know many members of the family and saw the strong values of the parents personified in the children. We are heartbroken for all of you while celebrating the life of this true gentleman.

Posted by Cath and Dave Estep - Beverly, MA - Friend   January 06, 2021

With love and prayers. God bless you and your family.

Posted by Dennis and Beth Green - Brentwood, NH - Family Friend   January 06, 2021


Our deepest sympathy to Trudy, Jean and the entire family. Sending thoughts and prayers to all of you! May your memories of happy times last forever!

Posted by Brenda & Bill Rossignol - Pembroke, NH - Family Friend   January 05, 2021

Our prayers go out to you and your family

Posted by Monika Maslen - Douglas, MA - Family Friend   January 05, 2021

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