Richard Lynn Dunkin
January 2, 1936 - December 24, 2020
Richard Lynn Dunkin, age 84, of West Union, Ohio, died Thursday, December 24, 2020 at his residence. Richard was born January 2, 1936 in Blue Creek. He was preceded by parents, Harry and Bessie (Hawkins) Dunkin; wife, Bessie Irma (Shivener) Dunkin; one infant son and two brothers: Alan and Eddie Dunkin.
Richard is survived by one daughter, Tammera L. (Gary) Young of West Union; three sons: Randy Dunkin of Maysville, Kentucky, Timothy (Judy) Dunkin of West Union and Keith Dunkin of West Union; eleven grandchildren: Tracy, Jennifer, Kyle, Matt, Troy, Sarah, Catherine, Sophia, Brandy, Andrea and Dawndala; sixteen great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson and several nieces and nephews.
Richard served 4 years in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the United States Postal Service. He was a member of the West Union Masonic Lodge # 43 and The West Union Church of Christ. He spent many years as a volunteer emergency medical technician and loved spending time with family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: Humane Society of Adams County Incorporated P.O. Box 245, West Union, Ohio 45693 or The West Union Church of Christ 270 Lloyd Rd., West Union, Ohio 45693
The public walk-through visitation is 11 am - 1 pm Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Lafferty Funeral Home, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.
The public graveside funeral service is 2 pm Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Moore’s Chapel Cemetery, 2646 Wintersteen Run Road, Blue Creek, Ohio 45616. Pastor Dennis J. Grooms will officiate.
A Military flag presentation will be performed by the Adams County Honor Guard.
Please follow Covid-19 requirements and wear a mask.
Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated of West Union is serving the family.