Curtis S. “Curt” Dunham
September 20, 1940 ‒ October 15, 2018
Curtis S. “Curt” Dunham, age 78 of Delaware passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 at Willow Brook Christian Village following an extended illness.
He was born on September 20, 1940 in Wooster to the late Harland T. and Gladys E. (Summers) Dunham. In 1958 he graduated from Wooster High School; where he served as senior class president and went on to earn both Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Agriculture from The Ohio State University.
Curt worked with the Ohio Farm Bureau in numerous capacities, retiring in 2003 as vice president of corporate affairs. During his 35 year career in agriculture he also worked for Landmark and Countrymark Inc.
His life centered on family, farming, and riding horses. A member of Liberty Presbyterian Church, following retirement he became a Master Gardner. A true farmer at heart, he enjoyed building and clearing fences, old Farmall tractors, and anything farm related. In his younger years he was active with FFA and 4-H programs.
He was a true gentleman and a man of integrity. Always hardworking and common sense smart, he also possessed a great sense of humor. Curt will be remembered for his caring ways and as a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.
He is survived by his beloved wife and college sweetheart of 54 years: Dorothy “Dottie” (Seiberling) Dunham, daughter Melissa (Curt) Ashley of Powell, son Brad Dunham of Norton, grandchildren: Morgan, Nathan, and Chase, brother Douglas Dunham of Mansfield, nephew Doug of Florida, niece Lora of Mansfield and their families.
A memorial gathering of friends and family will take place from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr., Delaware, Ohio 43015. Memorial services will be held 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Liberty Presbyterian Church, 7080 Olentangy River Rd, Delaware, Ohio and a luncheon will follow.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Delaware County 4-H Endowment Fund,1480 W. Lane Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43221, to Liberty Presbyterian Church, or a favorite charity of your choosing.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com