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Willard Dunning

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Willard (Bill) Eugene Dunning

November 30, 1922

November 14, 2013

Willard (Bill) Eugene Dunning died November 14, 2013, after a brief illness. He was born November 30, 1922 in Marysville, California to Don and Eva Dunning. He and his loving wife, Audrey, were married 70 years, after meeting her at a soda fountain in her hometown.

Bill was an avid traveler and golfer and accomplished his goal of visiting and playing golf in every states' capitol. He had a lifetime of community involvement, participating in Sparks Little League, Babe Ruth League, Pop Warner, Rotary Club president, lifetime Mason, Shriner and K.C.C.H. Scottish Rite.

He worked for A.T.&T. for 42 years in Engineering and Construction in Nevada and California, retiring as a District Manager.

Bill was a loving and actively involved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and will be greatly missed by his wife, Audrey; children, A.C. and Meredith Swall, Steve and Cathy Dunning, John and Julie Dunning; grandchildren, Lane and Jenny Swall, Suzanne and Dan Oster, Brian and Jessica Dunning, Michael and Rochelle Dunning, Lisa and Matt Dobbins and Lauren Dunning; and great grandchildren, Drew, Abby and Owen Swall, Liam and Zoey Oster, Cailyn and C.J. Dunning and McKenzie and Cole Dobbins.

A private family gathering will be held by the family.


Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Nov. 23, 2013
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