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Marion Tunchie Dunbar

July 26, 1930 ~ January 25, 2019 (age 88)

DUNBAR ~ Marion T. Dunbar was born July 26, 1930 to Solomon, Sr. and Alberta in Williston, South Carolina where he attended Williston High School.  He moved to Jacksonville, Florida as a young man; he later met and married Gloria Dean and this union was blessed with four children.    

Marion was a member of Second Missionary Baptist Church for more than fifty years.  He was preceded in death by his parents, son, James David Dunbar; daughter, Rita Arlene Martin; two brothers and one sister.

Marion was employed at Western Terminal Warehouse, FMC where he retired in 1998; he was later employed at Everbank Field and Prime Osborne where he tenured fifteen years of employment, retiring from both in 2013.  He was a member of King Solomon Masonic Lodge #255.

He leaves to cherish his memory son, Joseph Dunbar, Sr.; daughters, Jacquelyn D. Sumlin & Regina Bell (Roderick); step sons, Ronald & Rodney Jenkins; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; five brothers; two sisters; many close and sorrowing friends, including Charles Sutton and Charles Small.

Celebration of Life Service will be 11 AM Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Second Missionary Baptist Church, 954 Kings Road, Rev. Will Simmons, Pastor.  Family will receive friends Friday from 5 – 7 PM at The Soutel Chapel.  Interment is at Restlawn Memorial Park. Because of the love of his family arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Drive, 904.924.9400


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