Vincent Elwood Dumire, 96, of Moundsville, WV died on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
He was born May 30, 1921 in St. George, WV the son of the late Della Pearl Adams and Earl Kalor Dumire.
Mr. Dumire was well known as the butterfly man and was an avid butterfly collector.
He was a retired employee of Allied Chemical in Moundsville, and was a WWII veteran of the United State Army and was in the first wave of the Normandy Invasion. He was a member of Washington Lands United Methodist Church and supported the House of Carpenter, a member of Washington Lands Community Center Association, Washington Lands Lions Club and Eye Mobile Unit, Washington Lands Garden Club, Salvation Army and a Lifetime Member of the Washington Lands Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a Marshall County Schools Flag Day participant.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Virginia Phillips Dumire and brother, Lawrence Zane Dumire.
Surviving is his son, Clifford A. Dumire and his wife, Edwina of Goose Creek, South Carolina; his daughter, Vicki L. Dumire of Cynthina, Kentucky; sister, Lahoma Jean Dumire Robinson; grandson, Jamie Dumire; granddaughters, Rebecca Metz and Jacqueline Wood; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Caitlin, Micah, Cheyenne, Mackenzie and Raina.
Friends will be received Monday, March 26, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes and Kirby-Vance chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville and from 10am until the time of service at 11am, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Washington Lands United Methodist Church with Rev. Annette Carper officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, New Martinsville, WV with the Moundsville Honor Guard conducting military services.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.