Richard Keith Dumire, 84, of Elkins, passed away Oct. 3, 2009, at his home.
He was born Sept. 2, 1925, at Horse Shoe Run, a son of the late Charlie Walter and Mary Henline Dumire.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Eula Yvonne Dumire; one son, Richard Allen Dumire of Elkins; three daughters, Ella Mae Dumire (Jerry) of New Castle, Del., Janet L. (David) Canfield of Gilman and Shirley Thomas of Aurora; one stepson, Johnny Border; two stepdaughters, Reva (Gary) Wyatt and Debbie (JB) Kimble, all of Moundsville; one brother, Odus Dumire and one sister, Mildred Sturms, both of Elkins; 23 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Buddy and Paul Dumire; four sisters, Luzella Fike, Faith Dumire, Ruby Selders and Pauline Leary; and two granddaughters, two nephews and two nieces.
Richard loved working with the Parson Fire Department. He enjoyed camping with family and friends. He always loved being a father, and his kids always came first. God is getting a good man.
Friends were received Sunday at Hinkle Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Walter Blough officiating. Interment will follow in Accident Cemetery at Eglon.
Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.