Joseph Dunaway, Sr.

Joseph Henry Dunaway, Sr.

Friday, June 29th, 1928 - Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Dunaway, Sr., Joseph Henry, 91, of Burgess died September 27, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Betty Dodson Dunaway, his parents and two brothers.

Mr. Dunaway was a member of Fairfields United Methodist Church, Heathsville Masonic Lodge #109 A.F. & A.M., and a lifetime member of the ACCA Temple in Richmond and the Northern Neck Shrine Club.

For 26 years, he was an engineer with the Menhaden Fishing Industry. His fishing career included chasing menhaden fish in the waters from Virginia to the Gulf and to New York. For 28 years, he was in marine maintenance as a welder for Zapata Haynie/Omega Protein. Joe enjoyed his vegetable and flower garden, watching it grow and sharing the harvest with friends.

Surviving are a son, Joseph H. Dunaway, Jr, (Connie); a daughter, Denise D. Barriere (Andrew); granddaughter, Kaitlin Dunaway; great grandson, Brighton Hearold; a dedicated niece Mary Lee Kent (Kenny).

Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 1 at Fairfields Baptist Church Cemetery, Burgess with Masonic Rites. Memorials may be made to ACCA Temple Shrine, 1712 Bellevue Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 11:00am
    Fairfields Baptist Church
    15213 Northumberland Hwy.
    Burgess, VA.
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  • Interment

    Fairfields Baptist Church Cemetery
    15213 Northumberland Hwy.
    Burgess, Virginia
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    Graveside service


Donations are being accepted for: ACCA Shriners.


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