Obituary for Gerald Shirley Dunham
Gastonia, NC – Gerald Dunham, 84, passed away October 12, 2017 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center. He was born on January 1, 1933 to the late Gerald and Helen Loose Dunham. He is also preceded in death by grandchildren Zachary Stein and Sampson Dunham.
Gerald retired from US Air Force in 1974, having served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Prior to his career in the USAF he served three years in the USMC.
He is survived by his wife Gertrude; children Gerald “Jerry” (Tammy) Dunham, Rhonda (Chuck) Bonham, Cindy (Barton) Stein, Jenni (Steve) Licata and Brian Dunham; siblings Barb (Nick) Scherrer, Rod (Pat) Dunham, Ardith (Don) Badder and Dick Dunham (Arlene Thurston); many grandchildren, nieces and nephews and beloved dog Pudge and cat Becky.
A celebration of Gerald’s life will be at a later date.