James L. Dunn 1931-2018

GARRETTSVILLE — James L. Dunn, 87, of Garrettsville, went home to be with the Lord early Saturday evening, Sept. 8, 2018.

He was born July 5, 1931 in Morgantown, W.Va., a son of the late Sheridan and Bessie Minnear Dunn.

Jim enjoyed gardening, fishing and sewing. He was a former member of the McKinley Community Church in Niles.

He was employed as a parts deliverer for the former Packard Electric Corp. in Warren for 30 years, retiring in 1987.

Surviving are his wife, Amelia Dunn of Newton Falls; three daughters, Trenda M. Dunn of Akron, Bonnie (Larry) Schmitt of Garrettsville, with whom he made his home, and Kay (Dale) Powers of Akron; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Also surviving are a brother, Elmer Dunn, of Warren; three sisters, Rita Townes, JoAnn Smith and Judy Plush, all of Morgantown, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Margaret E. Yocum; a daughter, Wanda Sneddon; three sisters, Norma Squires, Gaye Rude and Betty Peters; and three brothers, Sheridan, Eugene and Earl.

Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 N. Park Ave., Warren, with Jim’s nephew, Rex Dunn, officiating.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home.

Entombment will take place in the Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests material contributions be made to local 4-H clubs, in Jim’s memory.

This obituary may be viewed and condolences can be sent to the Dunn family by visiting www.carlwhall.com.

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