Richard Dunn PLEASANT VALLEY - Richard Dunn, 85, a lifelong resident of Pleasant Valley and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Richard and his wife Jean operated Richard Dunn & Sons Plumbing for many years. Richard and Jean received a lifetime achievement award in 2004 for their contributions to the Sheep and Wool Growers Association of Dutchess County. Richard enjoyed many years of caring for livestock and farming. Born March 7, 1928, he was the son of Daniel and Ruth Dunn. Richard was predeceased by his wife, Jean. He is survived by his daughter Barbara Smith and her husband Duane, son Daniel Dunn and his wife Barbara, and son Richard G. Dunn and his wife Kathi. Richard was blessed with five grandchildren, whom he treasured. Ian and Megan Smith, Nicholas Dunn, and Alexandria and Richard Z. Dunn. He is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Shirley Teal and Doris Teal, and will be missed by many other beloved family members and friends. Calling hours will be held on Friday, Nov. 29th, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Allen Funeral Home, 1605 Main Street, Pleasant Valley, N.Y. 12569. Graveside services will take place 11 a.m., on Saturday, Nov. 30th at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. To send the family an online condolence, please visit www.hudsonvalleyfuneralhomes.com.
Published in the Daily Freeman on Nov. 28, 2013