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Richard L. Dunn

1935-2017

Published: July 13, 2017 4:00 AM

Richard L. Dunn, age 82, a lifelong resident of Rootstown, passed away July 10, 2017, at the VA Medical Center in Cleveland.

He was born January 7, 1935, to the late Smith and Evelyn (Booth) Dunn. Richard was a veteran of the US Air Force and served during the Korean War as an aircraft engine mechanic. He also worked as an auto mechanic and as a heavy equipment operator as a member of Local 18 of the Ohio Operating Engineers. Richard was a proud member of the Ravenna American Legion Post 331, and a longtime friend to many at the New Milford Caf.

Richard L. Dunn

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his son Rick, his brothers Robert and Donald. He is survived by his brothers George (Reeda) of Barberton and Thomas of Letona, Arkansas, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Friends and family will be received Friday, July 14, 2017, from 12:00 1:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, Ohio, with Pastor Timothy Paroz officiating the funeral service at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Homeland Cemetery in Rootstown with military honors provided by the US Air Force and VFW Post 1055.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Richard's name to Meals in Motion, 1081 W. Main St., Ravenna, OH 44266.

(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436 RC 7-13 17)


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