Charles Eugene (Gene) Dunn, Jr.
Gene Dunn, age 82, of Hilton Head Island, SC, and formerly of Decatur, GA, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2017. He was born in Decatur, GA, in 1935, and graduated from Decatur High School in 1953 where he met his lovely wife, Carol Ann. He earned his degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech in 1957, was a member of the Air Force ROTC, and the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.
After graduating from Georgia Tech he spent several years in the Air Force stationed in England where his daughter, Debra Ellen (Debi), was born. Upon completing his service, he moved to Houston, TX, and began his career with Mobil Oil. While in Houston, his son, Charles Eugene (Chuck) Dunn III, was born. He spent his entire working career with Mobil and lived in Berwyn, PA, Orchard Park, NY, Barrington, IL, and McLean, VA.
After retiring, Gene and Carol, chose to reside in the Long Cove Club with many of their life-long friends from Barrington, McLean, and Orchard Park. Gene was an avid golfer, loved watching Georgia Tech athletics, and the Dallas Cowboys.
Gene is survived by his wife, Carol, his daughter Debi, his son Chuck and his grandchildren, Chuck IV, Jack, David, Faith, Taylor, and his brother-in-law, Dan Moore.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 13 at First Presbyterian Church located at 540 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, and followed by refreshments in the Gathering Room.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in honor of Gene Dunn to either First Presbyterian Church or the Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, Inc.
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