Joe Edward Dunfee of Hendersonville, passed away peacefully at the Elizabeth House on November 9, 2009. He was born on January 6, 1946 in Huntington, West Virginia, a son of John Leland Dunfee and Olive Margaret Johnson Dunfee.
Joe was a graduate of Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. He was a CPA, spending many years in Public Accounting and private industry before opening his own business, J&H Mining in Greenup, Kentucky. He closed the business in 2002, and he and Sharon retired to Hendersonville in 2003.
Joe was a member of the S.A.R. General Andrew Lewis Chapter and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was also a Kentucky Colonel and an Eagle Scout of which he was most proud.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Hall Dunfee; daughter, Angela Dunfee Hall and son-in-law Jason L. Hall of Springfield, Illinois; brother, Bill James Dunfee (Barbara); and a very special brother-in-law, Glenn H. Hall (Charlotte) all of Huntington, West Virginia. Many nieces and nephews also survive him.
To honor Joeís wishes, there will be no visitation or memorial service. At a later date, there will be a celebration of Joeís life at The Buena Vista in his beloved San Francisco, California.
Memorial donations may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.