Nelson A. Dunahugh, 83

SEPT. 25, 1929-AUG. 24, 2013

August 26, 2013
  • Nelson A. Dunahugh
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Nelson Ashwood Dunahugh, 83, of Falling Waters, W.Va., passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Sept. 25, 1929, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Edward S. and Ada Lee Griffith Dunahugh.

He served in the U.S. Army National Guard in the 29th Infantry as a tank commander for 14 years.

He was a member of Way of the Cross Baptist Church.

Nelson was employed by Mack Trucks, retiring in 1989.

He is survived by two sons, Nelson Edward Dunahugh and Shane M. Dunahugh, both of Clear Spring, Md.; and one brother, Paul Gordon Dunahugh of Falling Waters.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Graveside services will be Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.  Pastor Shane M. Dunahugh will officiate.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be sent to a charity of one’s choice.

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