Dayton Lee Dunnavant Sr. (88) of Cullen, Virginia passed away on June 27, 2018.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara Hamlett Dunnavant; and four children, Jackie D. Hobgood (Howard) of Keysville, Cindy D. Watkins (Steve) of Raleigh, N.C., D.L. Dunnavant Jr. (Pam) of Cullen, Laurie D. Bowman (Kenneth) of Keysville; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Lee Dunnavant and Mary Walker Dunnavant, and three siblings, Mary Clay Roberts, Thomas Edwin Dunnavant, and Anna D. Dennany.

Dayton retired after 33 years with the US Postal Service where he was devoted to the patrons on his daily mail route. He was also a lifetime farmer who enjoyed being on a tractor and growing gardens large enough to feed the family, neighbors, and surrounding community. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.

Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. with funeral service and interment following at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Concord Baptist Church, 3225 Germantown Road  in Charlotte Court House, Virginia 23923. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Concord Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Elaine Tharpe-Treasurer,  1785 Tollhouse Road Drakes Branch, Virginia, 23937. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA., is in charge of arrangements.

Condolence Messages

  1. Laura Hitt

    28 June 2018 6 years ago

    I am very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Senesa Reed

    29 June 2018 6 years ago

    So sorry for the loss that you’re feeling now. I am praying for the family and I hope my prayers will lessen your sorrow.

  3. LaToya Brooks

    29 June 2018 6 years ago

    My heart and prayers go out to you and your family as you mourn the loss of your father. May God ease your pain and keep you comforted.
    When you speak of him, speak not with tears, for thoughts of him should not be sad; but let the memories that you shared give you the greatest of comfort.

    With Deepest Sympathy

  4. Deborah and Jerry Pace

    30 June 2018 6 years ago

    We are thinking of you. Sorry for your loss.

  5. Sulane Scruggs

    30 June 2018 6 years ago

    Laurie, your family is in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. God bless you all. Love Sulane

  6. Dillon Hamlett

    03 July 2018 6 years ago

    Dear Barbara,

    So sorry to hear of Dayton passing. However, so glad he is not suffering anymore.
    I’m sure he is already missed by his family and friends..

    You are being remembered in prayer.

    Dillon Hamlett

  7. Johnny and Vanessa Dix

    04 July 2018 6 years ago

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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