Earl Rounds, left, and Marshall Gero will be honored Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Curtis Lumber store in Schroon Lake. The men have each been with the company 40 years.
continued Neither man has plans to stop working at the Schroon Lake store, but they both admit retirement is looming.
“I’m just getting worn out,” said Rounds, who has three children and three grandchildren.
“The time is coming,” said Gero, who has two daughter and three grandchildren.
Quiet men, neither understands the fuss over their four decades of service.
“I could do without it,” Rounds said of the Dec. 13 party. “I’m not much for big deals, but it’s nice everyone cares.”
“It makes me feel like I’m still wanted, needed,” Gero said of the upcoming celebration. “I think it’s nice they care enough to honor us. And, it’s always good to be fed.”