Obituaries: Dennis Wayne Tumey (1955-2007)

March 27, 2007 11:00 pm

Dennis Wayne Tumey, 51, died March 7 in Portland, Ore. He was born July 13, 1955, in Dallas, Texas, and lived from 1976-2000 in Crescent City.

He married Pamela R. Evans in Crescent City. The couple were married 30 years and were parents of one daughter, Heidi Tumey.

He worked for Jerry's Paint Service in Crescent City for 20 years and worked as a commercial fisherman. He also served two years in the U.S. Army.

Tumey is survived by his wife, Pamela, and daughter, Heidi, of Portland, Ore., his step-son, David Akin of Crescent City, step-daughter, Dina Fillippa and her husband, Terry, of Crescent City.

He is survived by his brother, Ray Tumey, by his sisters, Cheryl Cartwright, Sandy Fortin, Debbie Miller, Janette Hurley and Becky Sims, all of Southern California, and by four grandchildren.

Services were held in Portland, Ore. at the River Oaks Foursquare Church earlier this month, followed by a family memorial.