Ronald Stanley Dunbar



Ronald Stanley Dunbar, 83, of Seymour, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at Seymour Crossing.

Born April 9, 1932, in New London, New Hampshire, he was the son of Joshua and Mildred Barton Dunbar, both of whom preceded him in death. On Aug. 21, 1992, at Seymour Christian Church, he married Janet Willey, who survives.

Ronald worked at Sylvania in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, and then transferred to Seymour in 1978, where he retired after 30 years with the company. He was an avid gun collector. He enjoyed forging with his friend, Ray Sease.

Throughout the years, he was a member of the Elks, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Fraternal Order of the Moose. He also was a member of Cortland Christian Church. He was a police officer in Hillsborough in his early years and was a member of the volunteer fire department in Grantham, New Hampshire.

Besides his wife, survivors include his children, Becky Mooney, Ginny (Larry Doyle) Bishop, Matt (Wendy) Dunbar and Andy Dunbar; stepson, Brad (Amy) Thompson; stepdaughters, Ruelle (Dwight) Jarest and Karla (Henry) Summers; sister, Joey Holmes; grandchildren, Caley (Jae) Dunbar, Tim Dunbar, Erik (Rebecca) Arnold, Jeff (Nancy) Dutton, Jermaine (Amber) Dutton, Karen (Eric) Pomasko, Amanda Harding, Gail Jarest and Trevor, Abby, Nicole, Hannah and Zachary Thompson; niece, Cindy (Cliff) Dyer; and nephew, Mark Holmes.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Taylor Jade Dunbar; and a brother-in-law, Alfred Holmes.

A memorial service will be conducted by Voss Funeral Service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Cortland Christian Church with the Rev. Clifton Burton officiating. After the memorial service, there will be a gathering in the church fellowship hall with refreshments provided by the church family.

Memorials may be made to Cortland Christian Church.

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