Richford– David Carver Boocock age 69, passed away on December 27, 2021, at UVM Medical Center.
He was born on April 20,1952 to the late John and Florence (Carver) Boocock. David graduated from Richford High School and Community College of Vermont with Associates Degree in Law Enforcement.
David worked many years in law enforcement at the Winooski Police Department, the South Burlington Police Department Vermont State Police, and then the U.S. Department of Justice and Homeland Security Border Patrol in Richford, VT as Senior Border Agent. He served in the U.S. Air Force Vermont National Guard as a Master Sergeant and U.S. Naval Reserve as Quartermaster Second Class. After his retirement he worked at CACI Premier Technology as a defense investigator.
David was an avid reader, he enjoyed reading war history, working on his tractor, gardening with Deborah, and spending time at his woodlot in Montgomery. He was a Member of the National Rifle Association as a certified firearms instructor and ranger officer, volunteer Deputy State Game Warden for Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, and a consultant for UNISYS Corporation BOEING Integrated Defense Systems.
He is survived by his loving wife Deborah Santopietro Boocock. Although he didn’t have any children of his own, he had three special stepchildren that he considered his own: Kathryn Butler and Brandon of Altoona PA, Shaun and his wife Kim of Essex Junction, and Todd and his wife Cindy of Fort Myers FL; and grandchildren, Keely, Alyssa, Abilene, and Jameson. He is also survived by his sisters, Gail Benjamin, and Lynda Taplin. David leaves his special companions, his cat Gunny and dog Tyson.
David was predeceased by his parents John and Florence, his brothers John Boocock Jr. and Leland Vincent (Bonhomme); and his special dog Buddy.
The family would like to thank special friends for their support, Fiona Lugo, David Crockett, Bob and Avis Anderson, Ace and Lori Greenia, Ken and Sue Kelly, Bill and Katie Pickers, and friends at the U.S. Border Patrol.
Friends and family are invited to David’s Life Celebration to include visitation on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, at the Goss Life Celebration Home, 96 Dickinson Avenue Enosburg Falls, VT 05450. Interment will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, 1:00 pm at the Vermont Veterans Cemetery 487 Furnace Rd., Randolph Center, VT 05061
For those who wish contributions in David’s memory may be made to be made to Franklin County Humane Society Friends 30 Sunset Meadows, St Albans City, VT 05478
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