David Z. Rounds, 87, West Carthage

WEST CARTHAGE, NY —  David Z. Rounds, 87, of 51 N. Main St., West Carthage, died Sunday, May 8, 2022, at the Carthage Area Hospital where he had been a patient for two days.

David was born on Sept. 3,1934, in Rodman, the son of the late William and Stella (Doxtater) Rounds.

He married the former Anna E. Lunderman on March 12, 1955, at the Carthage United Methodist Church. David began a long career in the paper industry with the St. Regis Paper Company in Deferiet. He eventually retired in February of 1993 as the Groundwood Superintendent from Champion International. Having always worked, he joined the Aubuchon Hardware team as an associate in West Carthage until his health declined. Anna died on August 18, 2016.

David was a former trustee for the Village of West Carthage, a former Carthage Central School Board member, a longtime member of the West Carthage Volunteer Fire Department and the Hornets Drill Team. He loved bowling, fishing and golfing at Cedars Golf Course in the Keddy’s League.

He is survived by one daughter and her husband: Michelle and Gerry Craig of West Monroe, three sons and their spouses: David and Katherine Rounds of Bellmont, NC, James and Nanette Rounds of West Carthage and Michael Rounds and his fiancé, Kelly Raap of West Carthage, 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his nine brothers and sisters.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home with Anne Rohr officiating. A calling hour will precede the memorial service from noon until 1:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carthage Turkey Bowl, 114 N. James St., Carthage, NY 13619.

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