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Donald F. Dunford
1936 2023

Donald F. Dunford

January 20, 1936 — December 25, 2023

Donald F. Dunford, age 87, of Beavercreek, passed away on December 25, 2023. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, on January 20, 1936.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his loving daughter, Kristi Dunford.

Donald is survived by his beloved wife of over 56 years, Carol Dunford; children, Robert Dunford and Melissa Dunford; grandson, Jayce Dunford; and one great granddaughter.

Donald retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, where he was a Master Sergeant. He was a member of the VFW Post 8312 in Beavercreek. In his free time, he enjoyed bowling and golfing.

Services will be held at a later date by the family at Dayton National Cemetery.

To share a memory of Donald or leave a special message for his family, please visit the guestbook below.

" When I come to the end of my journey
and I travel my last weary mile,
just forget if you can, that I ever frowned
and only remember the smile.
Forget unkind words I have spoken;
remember some good I have done.
Forget that I ever had heartache
and remember I've had loads of fun.
Forget that I've stumbled and blundered
and sometimes fell by the way.
Remember I have fought some hard
battles and won, ere the close of the day.
Then forget to grieve for my going,
I would not have you sad for a day.
But in summer just gather some flowers
and remember the place where I lay,
and come in the shade of evening
when the sun paints the sky in the west.
Stand for a few moments beside me
and remember only my best."
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