Curk J. Dunckley
June 19, 1964 - November 16, 2007
Curk J. Dunckley was born June 19, 1964, in Steamboat Springs to Richard L. and Jane (Beach-Carr) Dunckley.
Curk lived in various places with his family during his childhood years, and in 1980, the family moved to Hayden, where Curk attended and graduated from high school. While in high school, Curk developed a passion for woodworking, a skill that he maintained and pursued throughout his life.
Curk married Barbara G. Lehmann on July 7, 1990, in Steamboat Springs. He later adopted her two daughters Jayme and Katrina. They have made their home in Hayden since that time, and Curk worked in construction as a carpenter.
He enjoyed cooking, golfing, fishing, camping, four wheeling, riding snow machines and spending time with his grandkids. He also was very fond of his dog Zeus.
Curk died Nov. 16, 2007, at his home in Hayden.
He is survived by his wife Barbara G. Dunckley of Hayden; daughters Jayme and her husband Philip Rosi of Norfolk, Va.; Katrina and her husband Steven Tadic of Boston, Mass; grandchildren Robert James Fedak III, Connor and Hanna Tadic and Philip and Isabelle Rosi; parents Richard and Jane Dunckley of Craig; sister Ginger and her husband Robert Turner of Biwabik, Minn.; brothers Richard Lee Jr. and his wife Kristine Dunckley of Craig; Robert and his wife Annette Dunckley of Dixon, Wyo., Todd and his wife Sherry Dunckley of Hayden; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives; and his wife's parents, Earl and Mary Lehmann of Green Valley, Ariz.
A memorial service was Nov. 20, 2007, at The Grant Mortuary in Craig with his father Richard L. Dunckley officiating.
Special musical numbers were "How Great Thou Art," sung by Lori Romney and "God Be With You Til We Meet Again," sung by Melody Butler. They were accompanied by Keith Fenton on the keyboard. The opening prayer was by his mother Jane Dunckley and the closing prayer was by Ron Schnackenberg. His sister-in-law Kristine Dunckley gave the eulogy and his sister-in-law Annette Dunckley read a poem. One of Curk's favorite hymns "Fly Like An Eagle" was played during a moment of silence. Honorary pallbearers were Richard, Robert and Todd Dunckley, Robert, Steven and David Lehmann.