David W. Schenck, 81, formerly of Adams

MEXICO, NY — David W. Schenck passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022, at St. Lukes Heath Center, Oswego, where he had been a resident since June 2022. He was 81 years old.

David was born on Aug. 12, 1940, in Decatur, Indiana, a son to the late John and Mildred Blosser Schenck.

He worked for Dairylea and Great Lakes Cheese in Adams retiring after 48 years of service. If David wasn’t working at the cheese plant, he would be found on his dairy farm tending to the cows. He was a hard worker and took great pride in his jobs.

Back in the day you would be able to find David and Linda at the area field days selling cotton candy.

Surviving is his wife, Linda, Mexico; two sons, Phillip (Kerry Anne), Mexico, and Stuart (Phyliss), Ellisburg; grandchildren, Emily and Kevin Schenck; five sisters; four brothers; and a large extended family.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by two sisters.

A private burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Online condolences may be made at www.carpenterstoodley.com