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Bellville Times
Funeral services for Jack G. Dunn, 83, of Belville were held on Tuesday,
Nov. 9, 2004 at 2 p.m. from St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Bellville with
the Rev. Bob Gribble officiating. Interment was in the Oak Knoll Cemetery in
Serving as pallbearers were Dyer Smith, Monte Richardson, Wade Richardson,
Justin Richardson, Dylan Dunn, Charles Grube and Fred Sterling.
Jack Gardner Dunn was born February 7, 1921 in Bryan Texas. He was raised in
Bellville and graduated with the class of 1939.
He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1943, and served with the
"Greatest Generation" in World War II as an officer with the 730th Engineers
Depot Company, in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. During this time he
was a participant in the Corregidor Muster, and was charged with gathering
all Aggies on ships and land to attend this very important roll call.
Upon returning from abroad, he was employed by Humble Oil as a production
accountant. He later became director of Charpiot and Dunn, working in the
Oilfield and Engineering Contracting business.
He also served as Austin County State Bank Director, Vice Chairman, and
Chairman of the Board, as President of the BISD School Board, on the
Bellville General Hospital Board, and the St. Mary's Episcopal Church Vestry
as Junior and Senior Warden.
Some of his passions in life were gardening, cattle ranching, and quail
hunting. Papa Jack was a gentleman in every sense of the word and he is at
peace now, working dogs on a big covey, the sun at his back, and the evening
breeze blowing gently in his face.
Jack G. Dunn passed away on Friday, Nov. 5, 2004 in Bellville.
He is survived by daughters, Susan Richardson and husband John of Bellville,
Nancy Smith and husband Charley of Bellville; son, John Dunn of Houston;
sisters, Mildred Dunn Sterling and Ruth Dunn Grube;  grandchildren, Monte
Richardson and wife Allison of Bellville, Wade Richardson, Justin
Richardson, Dyer Smith, Dylan Dunn; and great grandchild, Mary Elizabeth
He was preceded in death by his parents, George H. Dunn Sr. and Mary Alice
Dunn; wife, Dorothy Charpiot Dunn; brothers, George H. Dunn, Jr., and James
R. Dunn; sister, Mary Jane Dunn Shannon.
For those wishing, memorial contributions can be made to the St. Mary's
Episcopal Church 24 North Masonic, Bellville, TX 77418.
Funeral Services were under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels,

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