The Orange Leader
William David “Bill” Dunn, Sr., 82, of Mauriceville, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at his home.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Kevin Brown, pastor of First Baptist Church of Mauriceville. Burial will follow at Wilkinson Cemetery in Orange with military honors provided by the Southeast Texas Veterans Group.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
Born in Mauriceville on August 30, 1930, Bill was the son of Gordon L. and Oleta (Thompson) Dunn. He graduated from Mauriceville High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean War. Bill was the Production Supervisor for The Orange Leader. He was a member of the VFW Post 2775 where he served as Past Commander and Quarter Master. He loved cooking and going dancing.
Preceded in death by his parents, and wife, Freda Dunn, Bill is survived by his daughters, Cathy Morton and husband, Bobby of Vidor, Becky Hebert and husband, Randy of Mauriceville; and sons, William David Dunn, Jr. of Deweyville and Dean Dunn and wife, Michelle of Mauriceville.
Bill is also survived by his grandchildren, Cody Hebert and wife, Kelly, Landon Hebert, Carson Hebert and wife, Shannon, Asa Smith, Zain Smith, Payton Smith, Kieran Dunn, Ryan Dunn, Zoe Dunn, Josh Dunn and Logan Dunn; great-grandchildren, Connor Hebert, Rylee Hebert, Kendall Hebert and Kenzee Hebert; and sister, Bonnie Dean of Mauriceville.
Serving as Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Cody Hebert, Landon Hebert, Carson Hebert, Zain Smith, Payton Smith, Kieran Dunn and Josh Dunn. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ryan Dunn and Logan Dunn.