Frank Dunbar Jr.


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Posted Online: April 04, 2013, 6:06 pm
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Frank C. Dunbar Jr., 72, of Hillsdale, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline, with services at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 8, also at the funeral home. The Rev. Scott Culley will officiate. Burial will be at the Zuma Township Cemetery, Port Byron.
Frank was born Sept. 10, 1940, in Moline, the son of Frank Sr. and Dorothy Defrieze Dunbar. He was a millwright at John Deere Plow Planter. He married Maxine Myers, who preceded him in death. He was very supportive of the community.
He is survived by his sons, John Dunbar, Hillsdale, James (JoAnne) Dunbar, Davenport, and Daniel (Tobie) Dunbar, Frankfort, Ky.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; brother, Russel (Carol) Dunbar, Hampton; and sisters, Carlara "Cookie" Brumbaugh, Moline, and Mary (Mark) Reid, Wyoming, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Maxine.
Condolences may be left for the family at sullivanellisltd.com.












 




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