Curtis Edward Dunfee, Sr., 89, of Bellaire, Ohio passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glen Dale, West Virginia.
He was born July 23, 1933 in Glen Dale, West Virginia to the late Paul and Opal (Yocum) Dunfee.
He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, belonged to American Legion Post 52 and was a retired forklift operator at Ormet. A Christian by faith, he was a long-time member of the Brooks Run United Methodist Church where he served as lay speaker, Sunday School superintendent, a trustee, choir member and held other positions throughout the years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings Paul Dunfee and Erma Phillips Troyer, granddaughter Monica Dunfee, sister-in-law Candy Dunfee, and brothers-in-law Russell Phillips and Monroe Troyer.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 ½ years, Emily (Szilagyi) Dunfee and children Curtis Dunfee, Jr., Linda (Todd) Crew, Debra (Wayne) Shunk and David Dunfee, as well as, grandchildren Curtis, Austin, Alex, Travis, Dylan (Kayla), Cydney (Caleb), Valerie, Ryan (Jamie) plus 13 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by brother Donald (Evelyn) Dunfee and sister-in-law Evelyn (Mike) Kanoski.
A memorial service is pending arrangements by the family at which time family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 441 37th St., Bellaire, Ohio 43906 with Pastor Linda Crew officiating.