In Memoriam


James G. Carlock

AGE: 91 Toms River

James G. Carlock
, age 91, of Toms River, NJ passed away peacefully on September 8, 2012 at his home. James was born in Jersey City, NJ on April 11, 1921. He married Jean K. Stafford on September 23, 1944.

He lived with his family in Scotch Plains, NJ before moving to Toms River 27 years ago.  James was a graduate of New York University with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. After working for NYU for a short time, he moved on to work for The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.  He began as an Engineering Draftsman and subsequently held engineering positions of increasing responsibility until his assignment to The World Trade Center in 1962.  James was Project Administrator in the Planning and Construction Division of The World Trade Department. He was involved in many projects, a few of which are; the relocation of the U.S. Customs House, the subway entrances into The World Trade Center, Dey Street Underpass, and the originator of the location of the PATH/World Trade Center Station.

James retired from the Port Authority in 1988. At this time he spent his retirement in Toms River with his loving wife, Jean.  Husband of the late Jean K. Carlock, he is survived by 3 daughters, Jean Ann Carlock, Lee Cooper, and Terri Huizing and her husband Barry; 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

James will be remembered for his sense of humor, and his dedication and love for his family. He was extremely proud of his entire family and they would like to invite you to A Celebration of His Life. It will take place at Terri and Barry's house on October 13, 2012 from 2:00 - 5:00pm. For further information or to post a tribute online, please visit

Published in Asbury Park Press on September 25, 2012

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