Mr. Tony Curtis Dunham, the son of the late Mr. James Preston Dunham, Sr. and the late Mrs. Jessie Mae Jakes Dunham was born March 1, 1962, in Florence County. He passed away on Tuesday August 10, 2021, in Southaven, Mississippi.
Tony graduated from South Florence High School in Florence, South Carolina and attended Florence-Darlington Technical College. After which, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps.
Tony later relocated to Southaven, Mississippi. He gained employment with Old Dominion Trucking Company and later with Averitt Express Trucking Company, where he received a recognition certificate for 25 years of service and at the time of his demise had 28 years of service.
Tony, a man of faith believed that it is a blessing in giving. He gave from his heart and with his strong faith, he patterned himself like Job, which was his favorite biblical character.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents, James Preston Dunham, Sr. and Jessie Mae Jakes Dunham; and two brothers, Jesse James Dunham and James Preston Dunham, Jr.
Survivors include one son, Keith Dunham; four sisters, Rosetta M. (Mark) Spears, Peggy A. Moses, Linda D. (Michael) Thomas, and Jessie L. (Thomas) James all of Florence, South Carolina; three brothers, Charlie M. (Bessie) Dunham, Charles M. (Elizabeth Ann) Dunham, and Tracy S. (Donna) Dunham all of Florence, South Carolina; a special family, Patricia Nelson, Jasmine Washington, and Jackie Washington; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.
Please keep the family of Tony Curtis Dunham in your thoughts and prayers.