Robert Dunaway Jr.

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NEWNAN, Ga. - Robert Amos Dunaway, Jr., age 75, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at his home in Newnan surrounded by family. He was born August 11, 1939 in Lake City, FL. to the late Robert Amos Dunaway and Virginia Thomas Dunaway. Robert spent over thirty years of active duty in the military. He was in the U.S.A.F. from September 20, 1956 until September 23, 1966 and he was in the Army National Guard from June 25, 1976 until April 30, 1997. After he left the military he was stayed involved by being the Unit Administrator at Jackson Pless Armory in Newnan with the 348th Cavalry. During his life he was many things but most importantly he was a hero to his children. He was also the world's best bartender, life of the party, a Soldier, defender of freedom and an American Patriot. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Bell Dunaway. He is survived by daughters, Kelly Dunaway Long and her husband James R. Long, Leslie Chase Dunaway, Amy Dunaway Maxwell and her husband Phillip W. Maxwell; stepdaughters, Cricket T. Walton and her husband Ed Walton, Courtney Dunaway Merx and her husband Caspar Dunaway Merx and stepson, Thomas Matthew Touchstone and his wife Kelly Royal Touchstone. He is also survived by grandchildren, Robert Thomas Tallent, Harlee Raye Maxwell and step-grandchildren, Chip Hulsey, Sam Hulsey, Sophia Audrey Touchstone and Thomas Matthew Touchstone, Jr. Full military honors will be rendered during a private family service at the Veterans Park in Newnan, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.mckoon.com. McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan GA. 30263 770-253-4580


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