Danny C. Dunsmoor, 58, of Oswego, NY Passed away August 18, 2010 as a result of a tragic farming accident. Danny was born December 16, 1951 in Oswego, NY.
He attended the Hannibal and Oswego schools and served in the Navy from 1969-1971 during Vietnam.
Danny helped run the family onion farm through his early years and took over the farm in 1978. As owner of Dunsmoor Farms he operated 300 acres of onions and ran a very successful packing and distributing facility.
Danny was President of the Oswego Vegetable Growerâ€™s Assoc. from 1996 to Present, was a co-owner and current board member of the New York Bold, LLC, a member of the Elks, and was a youth hockey coach, softball coach and avid softball player for the Dunsmoor Farms team for many years. Dunsmoor Farms was inducted into the Oswego Softball Hall of Fame in 1997.
Dan loved spending time with his wife and parents in Mesa, AZ during the winter months and in summer months spent his time with family at Riverforest Campground in Weedsport, NY. He also enjoyed playing cards at the casinos and was an elite member both in Arizona and New York.
Danny is survived by his wife Debbie of 12 years, a daughter Lacey of Oswego, a step-son Joe Burghart of Sterling, father Ross Dunsmoor of Oswego; brothers, Ronald (Darlene) William (Joyce), Thomas (Michelle), John (Judith) all of Oswego; beloved father and mother in law Kenneth and Beverly Hall of Martville and brother and sister-in-law Ken and Carol Hall of Sterling; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his mother, Louise in 2009.
Funeral Services will be held 10a.m. Monday at the Nelson Funeral Home.
Calling hours will be held 1-3pm and 6-8pm Sunday at the funeral home, 11 W. Albany St. Oswego.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Oswego County Opportunities, M.R.D.D. Program, 239 Oneida St. Fulton, NY 13069 or to the Oswego County Vegetable Growerâ€™s Assoc. 150 E. 1st. St. Apt. 908, Oswego, NY 13126.
Online condolences can be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com