Edwin D. Dunn

November 14, 1930 ‒ November 14, 2015

Galion, Ohio

Edwin D. “Ed” Dunn, 85 of Galion passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

Born November 14, 1930 in Galion, he was the son of Edwin D. Dunn, Sr. and Dora V. (Amick) Fate. He married Carol (Gary) Dunn on September 9, 1983 and she survives. He was previously married to Geraldine Rose (Schneider) Dunn and she preceded him on August 19, 1982.

Ed served with the United States Marines in Korea and worked as a machinist at Ohio Steel Tube in Shelby. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus St. Frances Council 1234. Ed was a member of Galion VFW 4329 and American Legion Scarbrough Post 243. He enjoyed golf, jig saw puzzles and was an avid Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Reds fan.

In addition to his wife he is survived by children Pamela Dickson of Chillicothe, Terry Buskirk of Mt. Vernon, Marcille (Victor) Crawford of Howard, Thomas (Teresa) Dunn of Dacula, Georgia, Barbara (Mace) McCullough of Galion, Cathy Finnegan of Shelby, Carole (Jeff) Hoffman of Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas and John (Michaela) Groh of Germany; son-in-law Rocky Christian of Galion; sister Beverly Sigler of Lorain; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

In addition to his parents and first wife he was preceded in death by daughter Dawn Christian, son Edwin Dunn III and sister Carmen Lucas.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with Deacon Greg Kirk officiating. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, November 19 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 135 North Liberty St. Galion with Father John Miller as celebrant. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Galion.

Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Marines and Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Ed Dunn, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • My deepest sympathies to Terri Tommy Peggy and CarolAnnie. Lots of old neighborhood memories. Thoughts and prayers to your family

  • So sorry to here about your loss what a great man,father,grand father,son,brother and a great friend to all we will all miss you Ed rest well we all love you .

  • Carole, My heart goes out to you on the loss of your Dad. I lost my Dad 5 years ago and even though I will always miss him, the stories that were shared with family and friends before, during and after the funeral were such an honest tribute to a well-loved man.

    Be strong, we are thinking and praying for you and your family.

    Christy Allie

  • My sincerest condolences to Dunn family. Losing a loved one is one of the painful things in this world. It is comforting to know that God deeply cares about us and would soon act to eliminate death (1 Peter 5:7; Revelation 21:4). May you find comfort from these scriptures.

  • Dear Children of Ed Dunn… Pam , Terry Jean, Peggy, Tom and Carole Ann,

    I am sending my sympathies to each of you in the loss of your dad. I know how difficult this can be in losing a parent . I’m pretty sure you all are gathered together at this moment sharing stories and memories you each had about your dad . I’m sure you had plenty of fun times growing up in that house in Galion with your mom ( my sister Geraldine) and your dad!!!! May you cherish those stories forever as a family! My own mothers wish before her passing said to her 12 children ” Please, all get along and Love one another”!! I’m sure your mom and dad as they share Heaven together now have that same wish and prayer for each of you !!! Please send my sympathy to Carol also and her children as I know they shared many years together also! Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you as you celebrate Eds life tomorrow at the service!!! Wishing you each comfort and Peace in the days ahead. Love Aunt Margie from Minnesota

  • My cincerest condolences to children of the Dunn family ,,
    Carole Ann ,Tom , Peggy , terry Jean and Pam
    I was saddened to hear about the death of Ed,
    He is at peace and in no more pain and , hopefully you have some fond memories ..
    Uncle Sal &. Twig