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John R. Dunham

Birth
Arlington, Calhoun County, Georgia, USA
Death 15 Jan 2017 (aged 96)
Ohio, USA
Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 175480721 · View Source
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John R. Dunham, age 96 of Dayton, reunited with his wife of 65 years, Kate on January 16, 2017. He was born January 22, 1920 in Arlington, GA to the late Willie and Mary (Hazley) Dunham. In addition to his wife and parents, John was preceded in death by infant son, Christopher B. Dunham; 1 sister and 2 brothers.

He is survived by his 4 children, Kenneth, Cheryl, Pamela Dunham and Beverly Moreland; grandchildren, Diana, Quince, Jameka, Ryhan (Bryant), Shaun and Lauren; great grandchildren, Jaria, Nakia, Dareon, Isaiah, Jhamesia, Brooklyn, Bryant Jr. and Kobe; sister, Ella Williams of Phenix City, AL; special nephew, Cliff Dunham of Georgia; Denzel Holder and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

John proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII having earned the American Defense Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Eamet Service Medal and WWII Victory Medal. He enjoyed traveling around world while enlisted having been to Southern France, Rome and Germany. John was a handy man for all his family and friends. Tape was his go to tool. He was a faithful member of Wayman AME Church for over 60 years, serving on the usher board. John was a member of W. Second St. Block Club. He was passionate and loved his belief in God, his family, and serving his country.

Visitation at Wayman AME Church, 3317 Hoover Ave. Dayton with Pastor Gerald A. Cooper officiating. Interment will be held at Dayton National Cemetery. Newcomers Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: Althea
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175480721
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John R. Dunham (22 Jan 1920–15 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175480721, citing Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Althea (contributor 46800818) .