Bartley Coss Dumas

May 31, 1924 - May 31, 2020

05/31/1924 - 05/31/2020

Bartley Coss Dumas, 96 of Bellaire, Ohio died Sunday, May 31, 2020 at the Belmont Manor in St. Clairsville, Ohio. He was born May 31, 1924 in Bridgeport, Ohio son of the late John Dumas and Geneva Coss Burke. He was a retired foreman for the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation’s Yorkville Mill and a Christian by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Rosrhetta Cizeski Dumas, a half brother, Robert Burke and a sisters, Jean and Nancy Thomas.

Surviving are his son, Joseph (Brenda) Dumas of Bellaire, Ohio and brother-in-law, Lowell Thomas of Gahanna, Ohio. Also three grandchildren, David (Teresa) Dumas, Lori (Dirk) DeCoy and Tim (Cindy) Dumas, eight great grandchildren, Emily (Andy) Starinchak, Ben (Marina) Dumas, Bo (Laura) DeCoy, Haley DeCoy, Brock DeCoy, Brooke Dumas, Annelise Dumas and Tyler Dumas, two great great grandsons, Easton Starinchak and Jacob Angelo DeCoy and great great granddaughter, Amelia Kay Starinchak.

Private services will be held at the Guardian Angel Mausoleum with Life Celebrant, Sarah Barickman officiating.

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Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio

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Brenda Yarnevic Sellers
3 years ago

My sincerest condolences to the entire Dumas family. I have known Bart & Rosrhetta my entire life and have many fond memories. So very sorry for your loss!

Patrick Sutherland
3 years ago

Dear Joe, Brenda and all of Bartley’s family. I am so sorry for your loss. May your memories shared with each other give you comfort. Take care.