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Robert West Dunton

February 1, 1944 — August 26, 2017

Robert West Dunton, 73, husband of Pamela Stewart Dunton and a resident of Exmore, VA, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock, VA. A native of Franktown, VA, he was the son of the late Ernest Lynwood Dunton, Jr. and the late Berkley West Dunton. Bobby played football his freshman year at the University of Virginia and remained an avid UVA football fan. He was a United States Army Veteran, having served during the Vietnam War, retired Night Captain for A&P Store, assistant manager for Fresh Pride and assistant funeral director for Doughty Funeral Home. Bobby was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church and Past Governor of the Exmore Moose Lodge where he held a Fellowship Degree.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by two sons, Robert West Dunton, Jr. of Waynesboro, VA, and Kirk Stewart Dunton and his wife, Cissy, of Melfa, VA; a brother, Ernest Lynwood Dunton, III, and his wife, Peggy, of Hampton, VA; a sister, Ann Dunton Rice and her husband, Jimmy, of Glen Allen, VA; and five grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Belle Haven Cemetery with Reverends Paul Oh and Mikang Kim officiating. Family will join friends at Doughty Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Riverside Shore Cancer Center, P.O. Box 430, Onancock, VA 23417.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements were made by the Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.


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