He was born Feb. 15, 1944 in Coshocton to the late Ralph H. and Olive Marie (Holdsworth) Dunfee.
He was a producer in the oil fields and a Marine Corps veteran. He loved his family, especially the grandkids. He enjoyed farming, hunting, mushroom hunting, and the holidays. He thoroughly enjoyed sitting on the front porch and bird watching off the back deck.
He is survived by his wife, Sondra (Holmes) Dunfee, whom he married Jan. 23, 1963. Also surviving are his children, Terry (Patricia) Seymoure of Warsaw, Richard Dilly of Killbuck, Mike (Susan) Dilly of Warsaw, Tara (Tony) Kaser of Warsaw, Bill (Connie) Dunfee of Frazeysburg, Jim (Alice) Dunfee of Warsaw, Jill (Mike) Hammersley of Coshocton, and Clayton Dillon of Warsaw. 20 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren. Two sisters, Angie Shepard of West Lafayette and Bonnie (Dan) Sarchet of Dayton. Two brothers, Fred Dunfee of West Lafayette and Ralph Dunfee, Jr. of New Jersey.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William Dunfee, three sisters, Janice “Leota” Parker, Esther Shryock, and an infant, 2 grandsons, and 1 great granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the New Beginnings Ministries 331 E. Church St. Warsaw with Pastor Bill Dunfee officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel Cemetery with graveside military services conducted by the Coshocton County Joint Veterans Council. Visitation is Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling the arrangements. www.fischerfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Beginnings Ministries PO Box 107 Warsaw, OH 43844 or any Hospice organization.
Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw