John K. Dunbar
August 02, 1940 ‒ May 10, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
John K. Dunbar, age 78, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at his step-son’s home in Columbus.
He was born on August 2, 1940, in Brighton, Iowa to the late Clair and Mary Ann (Babcock) Dunbar. John was a retired mechanic. Along with being a member of the Brandon Baptist Church, John was a veteran serving in the United States Navy from 1957-1961.
He is survived by his step-son Mikel Monnett and his wife Tara Gidwani; two daughters, Jami (William) Casto, Robin Prothro; his grandson Christopher (Christine) Prothro; and his great grandson Justice Bjornstad-Prothro.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife Carol (Bailey) Dunbar; his brother Donald Dunbar; and four sisters, Jo Ann Vorhies, Mary Lou Peterman, Clarice Dunbar and Christie Hanson.
Friends may call on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 10am – 12pm at the Brandon Baptist Church. A service will follow, beginning at 12pm, with Pastor Marvin Haught officiating. Burial will take place at Wilson Cemetery in Newark.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Brandon Baptist Church, 13513 Sycamore Rd. Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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