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Ernest R. Dunn Sr.

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Ernest R. Dunn Sr. Obituary
Ernest R. Dunn Sr.

CHILLICOTHE - Ernest R. Dunn Sr., 72, of Chillicothe, passed away 6:27 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born June 5, 1946, in Middlesboro, KY, to the late Carl C. Jr. and Kathleen Gilbert Dunn.

On May 9, 1967, he married the former Sharon Parsons who survives.

Also surviving are children, Beth A. Dunn (James Hayes), William F. Dunn and Christopher A. Dunn (Kelly Merritt); a daughter-in-law, Kathy Dunn, all of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Heather (Jahmol) Cruse, Nikoles Dailey, Marcia Simmons, Erica (Mark) Wallace, Emily Dunn, Erin Dunn, Nick Betts, Brittany Betts, Sara Merritt, Samuel Merritt (Kelsey Henry), and Benjamin Brown; a multitude of great-grandchildren, Hayli, Jahson, Noah, Olivia, Bentley, Carter, Jariaha, Gage, Zakariah, Aubrianne, Azariah, Brylee, Kyree, and Vanessa; brothers, Ray (Jane) Dunn and Dale W. Dunn, both of Clarksburg; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Ernest R. Dunn II; a brother, Carl F. Dunn; and a sister, Freddie Lou Dunn.

Ernest served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. In 1979, he retired from RCA in Circleville. Ernest was a life member of VFW Post 108 and was a Solider in the Salvation Army. He was a past member of the Moose Lodge 1626.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Captain Heidi Garrett and Carnith and Crystal Boring officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Greenlawn Cemetery's; Soldiers Square Columbarium. Friends may call at the WARE FUNERAL HOME one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

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Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Nov. 8, 2018
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