HARRISVILLE, NY – David C. Cring, 70, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility where he had been a resident for several years.
Born January 17, 1949, in Lowville, NY, the son of the late Roswell A. and Doris H. (Parker) Cring, he graduated from Harrisville Central School.
He was the Village of Harrisville police chief for a time. He went on to work in maintenance at the St. Regis Paper Mill for 25 years, until its closing.
He married Susan Fowler on July 16, 1971, at the Harrisville Methodist Church.
David joined the Harrisville Fire Department when he was a senior in high school and remained a member throughout his life.
He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Diana Hunting Club. He was also an eagle scout and a member of the National Ski Patrol.
He was an animal lover and cherished his beloved dog, Buddy.
Surviving are his wife, Sue; three children, Philip (Lisa) Cring of Nebraska; James Cring of Nebraska; and Rebecca Cring and Wayne Walrath of Harrisville; as well as three grandchildren, Danielle, Ellizabeth and David, all of Harrisville.
He was predeceased by his parents, Roswell and Doris Cring; and a sister, Debra Cring.
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Harrisville Cemetery.
Condolences in David’s memory may be made to the Harrisville Fire Department, 14226 Church St., Harrisville, NY 13648.
Arrangements are entrusted to Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.
Condolences may be made online at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.