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Richard Wayne Dunning

November 4, 1927 January 4, 2019
Richard Wayne Dunning
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Richard Wayne Dunning, 91, of Newaygo, passed away on January 4, 2019 at the Newaygo County Compassion Home in White Cloud, Michigan. He was born on November 4, 1927 to Harry and Ivah (Smith) Dunning in Flushing, Michigan. Richard was a Mechanic for Frank McNally Chevy and Buick in Flint for 44 years until his retirement. On February 7, 1978 he married Arlene Linder in Flushing, Michigan. He was a Life member of Dad's Post #59 in Newaygo where he participated on the Newaygo Honor Guard for over 20 years. Richard is survived by his wife Arlene, two sons: Richard (Eileen) Dunning Jr. of Flushing, Lon Dunning of Detroit; daughter Denise (David) Meir of Flint; 4 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister Rosalie Szukhent of Flint; two step-sons: Craig (Sue Crane) Witzman of Toccoa, GA and James (Ila) Witzman of Boon, MI. Memorials are suggested to the Newaygo County Compassion Home, 930 E Newell St, White Cloud, MI 49349. Please share your memories of Richard online at

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Newaygo County Compassion Home

930 W. Newell
White Cloud, MI 49349

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