David B. “Dave” Dolph, of Hornell

HORNELL-David B. “Dave” Dolph, 59, of 82 East Ave., Hornell, died unexpectedly Thursday afternoon (November 15, 2018) at his home.

Born in Hornell on April 20, 1959, he was the son of Keith & Marilyn (Coleman) Dolph.

A lifelong Hornell resident, Dave had been a member of the Hornell VFW and also member of the War Dads. He was an avid Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed spending time with his many friends at the Southside Tavern.

David was preceded in death by his parents and also an infant brother, Ivan Dolph.

Surviving are three children, David Dolph, JR of Corning, Christine Dolph of Hornell and Anita Dolph of Painted Post, NY; 2 sisters, Elaine (Claire) Slawson of Pennsylvania and Linda Young of Greenwood; 2 brothers, John (Colleen) Dolph of Hornell and Morris (Ruby) Dolph of Lima, NY; 8 grandchildren; several nieces & nephews.

At Dave’s request there will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday (November 25, 2018) from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the Hornell VFW, Canisteo St., Hornell, NY where family & friends can gather & share stories of David’s life.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.