Master Sgt. Curtis Edward Dillashaw, RET., U.S. Army, 85, of McCormick, husband of Patricia Edmonds Dillashaw, died Wednesday, July 12, 2023, at the Richard A. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home in Anderson.
He was born in 1937 to the late Eddie Dillashaw and the late Sadie Brown Dillashaw Young.
A graduate of McCormick High School, Mr. Dillashaw served his country with honor in the United States Army and was a proud veteran his entire life. He retired from the Army after two decades of service, but continued to contribute to his community, working as a security guard for Georgia Pacific for eighteen years. Mr. Dillashaw was a well-loved member of the Troy United Methodist Church, and enjoyed woodworking and cultivating his yard in his free time. He will be fondly remembered by the many friends and family whose lives he touched.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Dillashaw was preceded in death by a son, Patrick ‘Todd’ Dillashaw; and three brothers, Roger, J.T., and James Dillashaw.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Patricia ‘Patsy’ Edmonds Dillashaw of McCormick; a son Richard ‘Neil’ Wright; a granddaughter, Gina Kay Wright, both of McCormick; a great-granddaughter, Gabby Wright; two great-grandsons, Blair Campbell and David Joel Morrah, IV and two brothers, Clyde Dillashaw of Virginia and Claude (Noraleen) Dillashaw of Bradley, SC.
There are no services planned at this time.
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Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Dillashaw family.