Donald "Ron" L. Dunne, age 74, of South Rockwood, Michigan died on Friday, March 30, 2012 in McAllen, Texas.
Friends may visit in the First Congregational United Church of Christ on Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Funeral Services will be held at First Congregational United Church of Christ on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 12:00 pm. Rev. Trudy Bradley and Rev. Terrance Gallagher will officiate the service. Cremation has taken place.
Born on September 9, 1937 in Ecorse, Michigan, he was the son of James and Eleanor (Wise) Dunne. On May 31, 1958 he married Gloria M. Burgess at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Flat Rock, Michigan.
Ron was a mechanic for 38 years at Calgon-Rickett Benckiser until retiring in 1998. He was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ and Brest Bay Sportsman Club.
Ron graduated from Flat Rock High School in 1956. He played varsity football and baseball for his school. He also played softball for Bob's Barber shop for many years. In Texas he played pool volley ball. Ron was an avid trap shooter.
Surviving is his wife, Gloria M Dunne; daughter, DeeDee Dunne; grandson, Michael (April) Thomas; great-grandson, Carter Thomas; 3 brothers, Marsden Dunne; Gary (Sharon) Dunne and Lawrence (Joyce) Dunne; sister, Betty (Robert) Leapley; sister-in-law, Terri Dunne.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, David, brother, Richard and sister-in-law, Phyllis.
Memorials may be made to the Soup Kitchen at the First Congregational United Church of Christ.