Harold H. Dunwoody
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. Brigadier General Harold H. Dunwoody, U.S. Army (Ret.), 96, of Englewood, Fla., passed away, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 9, 1919 in Paris, France, to the late Halsey and Doris (Sleator) Dunwoody.
Gen. Dunwoody graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1943 and served in the U.S. Army for 31 years. He was a three-war veteran, having served in WWII in Europe, the Korean War and in Viet Nam. He was twice awarded the Purple Heart and earned the Distinguished Service Cross in addition to many other awards, decorations and citations.
In retirement, he enjoyed living in Randolph, N.Y., during the spring and summer and spent the fall and winter in Englewood, Fla. He was a man of many talents and enjoyed com-posing music and writing poetry, as well as playing the organ and piano. He also enjoyed boating and fishing.
He is survived by his three daughters: LTC Susan M. Schoeck, U.S. Army Reserves (Ret.) of Englewood, Fla.; Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army (Ret.) of Tampa, Fla.; Jacqueline L. Baker of Mesa, Ariz.; two sons: Harold H. Dunwoody, Jr. of Port Charlotte, Fla.; Willi-am L. Dunwoody of Boston, Mass.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 60 years, Elizabeth Hausheer Dunwoody, on May 1, 2006, a daughter Katherine Dunwoody in 1957 and two sisters; Elizabeth Munro Monroe and Doreen Young.
The family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m., Sun-day (Sept. 13, 2015) in the Van Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home 14 Church St. Randolph, NY 14772. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Main Street, Randolph, with Rev. Joseph Janaszek, as celebrant. General Dunwoody will be buried next to his wife, Betty, in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Randolph, N.Y., with full military honors.
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