Robert E. Dunn

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Robert E. Dunn
AIKEN, SC - Surrounded by his loving family, Robert E. Dunn, Jr., age 73, was welcomed into heaven by his Sweet Savior and also his son, Jim, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
Born October 2, 1941, in Gallatin, TN, to the late Frances and Robert E. Dunn, Sr., he graduated from Gallatin High School and Middle Tennessee State University. Bob served in the U.S. Navy in many locations, including active duty in Vietnam, as a Navy pilot. He retired from Delta Airlines as a Captain and Flight Instructor, and he was a lifelong United Methodist who served as a Stephens Minister, Capital Campaign Chairman and Church Council member at St. John's United Methodist Church in Aiken, SC. He was also a former member of the Senior Men's Club of Aiken.
He leaves behind his devoted wife of 52 years, Sandra, and two daughters, Jane Ellen (Frank) Hudson of LaGrange, GA, and Susie (Gordon) Whitener of Knoxville, TN. Additionally, he is survived by a sister, Diane (Tom) Miniard of Aiken, and grandchildren Frank Hudson, Jr. and Robert Dunn Hudson of Abingdon, VA, Caroline (Curt) Duncan, Macy Whitener, James Whitener, John Whitener, Maggie Whitener and Molly Whitener, all of Knoxville, TN, and one great-granddaughter, Lily Hudson of Abingdon. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends and his beloved little dog Zach. He touched their lives in many special ways for which they loved and adored him.
Memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund at St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken, SC 29801.
There will be a Celebration of Life memorial service at St. John's UMC officiated by the Rev. Dr. Tim McLendon and the Rev. Dr. Ray Litts in Aiken on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 1:00 p.m., followed by a reception hosted by his Sunday School class, Growing Christians. Interment will be private, at a later date in LaGrange, GA, next to their son, James Alexander Dunn.
Mr. Dunn's online guest book may be signed by visiting
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Shellhouse Funeral Home, Inc. - Aiken
924 Hayne Ave.
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 642-3456
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Mar. 6, 2015
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