Terry Dale Dunkin

Terry Dale Dunkin November 29, 1950 – June 15, 2013 Terry Dale Dunkin was born in Vallejo, California on November 29, 1950, to Huebert Dale and Willenne Dunkin. Born into a military family, Terry lived many places growing up before he and his family settled in Nebraska. Terry graduated from Millard High School in 1968. After graduating Terry married Sharon O'Hara. He joined the Army in 1970, and served in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged after serving one tour of duty in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for his service. The couple had three children, Lori, Jennifer, and Jeffrey Dale. Terry and his family moved to Grand Junction in 1978. He worked for the US Postal Service as a letter carrier and retired from the post office in 2002. Terry loved fishing and had many fond memories of fishing with his children. He also loved watching the Nebraska Cornhuskers play football. He is survived by his children, Lori, Jennifer, and Jeffery Dale; his brother, Randy, and his many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Terry was preceded in death by his sister, Tammy Sue, and his parents, Huebert Dale and Willenne Dunkin. A Military Honors graveside service will be held Friday, June 21st at 3:00 at the Veterans Cemetery with a dinner to immediately follow.

Published in The Daily Sentinel on June 20, 2013