Dennis Dunbar

CHILLICOTHE - Dennis A. Dunbar, 71, of Chillicothe passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at St. Joseph Nursing Home in Lacon, Ill.

He was born Aug. 11, 1942, in Peoria, Ill., the son of Oscar and Mildred (Wishall) Dunbar.

Surviving are one son, Larry (Caroline) Dunbar of Chillicothe; one daughter, Susan (Charles) Greene of Rineyville, Ky.; and three grandchildren, Brett and Brittney Dunbar, and Nicholas Greene. Also surviving are two brothers, Floyd (Sandy) Dunbar of Chillicothe and Ed (Sharon) Dunbar of Princeville.

He was preceded in death by his father, Oscar Dunbar; his mother, Mildred Dunbar; and one sister, Mary Perry.

Dennis was a U.S. Army veteran and was a member of the American Legion Post 9, VFW Post 4999 and the AMVETS Post 169.

He was an avid Chicago Bears and Cubs fan.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday at St. Edward Catholic Church in Chillicothe at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. Fr. Keith Walder will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded following the Mass and inurnment will be held at a later date in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lacon, Ill.

Memorials may be made to Rescue 33.

Online memorials may be made to the family at

Funeral Home

Weber Hurd Funeral Home - CHILLICOTHE
1107 NO 4TH ST Chillicothe, IL 61523
(309) 274-3112

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Aug. 31, 2013