Ralph Watson Rounds, age 84, of McHenry IL passed away Sunday December 19, 2021. He was born in Woodstock, IL to Watson and Celia (Eckert) Rounds on January 14, 1937. Ralph married the love of his life Vivian Martin, in June of 1977.
Ralph is a veteran of the United States Marines and proudly served his county during the Korean Conflict. He happily worked for BFI for over 30 years. He enjoyed working with his hands and Woodworking in his free time. You could also find him volunteering his time at his beloved church, Faith Community, in Fox River Grove.
He was a proud Chicago Bears fan who also enjoyed wrestling and bowling, but his true joy could be found in his time spent with his family.
He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
Ralph is Survived by his beloved wife Vivian, his children, Ralph (Diane) Rounds Jr, Janet (Tim) Bieschke, Christopher (Christine) Rounds, Stephanie (Andrew) Schnell and Anthony Rounds. His 16 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, one sister Arlene (Perry) Millerman and two brothers James (Sharon) Rounds and Watson (Elaine) Rounds.
He is Preceded in death by his parents Watson and Celia (Eckert) Rounds, his brother Norman Rounds, one granddaughter Rebecca and one grandson Johnathan.
In lieu of flowers the family kindly asks that dontaions be made in Ralph’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project. Donations can be made here: https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/
For more information please contact the funeral home at 815.385.2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends and loved ones may share memories of Ralph on his tribute wall.