Elmer R. McAtee "Dick" \nPassed away on Monday morning, December 2, 2019 with his family at his side at the age of 94. Dick was born October 23, 1925 in Horseheads, NY, son of the late Elmer and Leah VanGorder McAtee. Dick was active with the Boy Scouts of America where he was responsible for 85 boys achieving Eagle Scout rank, Southern Tier Retired Lions Club, F.O. Eagles, Horseheads Elks Club, Chemung County Possee Club and retired after 25 years with the US Postal Service in Horseheads as a mechanic. Dick is also pre-deceased by brother, Elmer Davis, sister, Betty Keister and son-in-law, George Mitstifer. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Alberta R. Durfee; children, Deborah Mitstifer of Spring Hill, FL, Richard McAtee of Wayland, NY, Judd (Kristie) McAtee of Horseheads, NY, Jackie McAtee of Horseheads, NY, Susan (Tom) Schnautz of Horseheads, NY, faithful four legged companion, Mac; grandchildren, Michelle (Rodney) McAtee McClelland, Rich (Kimberly) McAtee, Kammie (Ken) McAtee Schlesselman, Leah (Blair) Mitstifer Engel, Ryan (Nacole) McAtee, Christopher (Nakita) McAtee, Samantha McAtee Nygaard, Allison (Andrew) Schnautz Johnson and Justin Schnautz; fifteen great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Norma Batroney, Marion Northrup and Jackie Carl; special cousin, Kathleen Knapp; special friends, John and Linda Bernas; and several nieces and nephews. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 1-4PM with his Funeral Services to follow at 4PM. Those wishing to remember Dick please consider donations to the Living Memorial Fund, c/o First United Methodist Church, 1034 W. Broad St., Horseheads, NY 14845 or The Friends of the Horseheads Animal Shelter, PO Box 288, Horseheads, NY 14845 in his honor.