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Jack M. Dunbar, 87, of Frankfort, Indiana and formerly of Thorntown, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at his home in Frankfort.
He was born in Boone County, on April 23, 1929, a son of the now late John M. Dunbar and Beatrice (Blacker) Dunbar.
Jack had attended Thorntown High School. He then joined the Indiana National Guard and served for eight years.
He was married to Frances Carol (Allen) Dunbar on April 25, 1952. Mrs. Dunbar survives.
Jack had worked as a production operator at the Chrysler Corp. in Indianapolis. He also served as a volunteer fireman on the Sugar Creek Fire Department for 26 years.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. Jack enjoyed fishing, bowling and pitching horseshoes. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Thorntown, Eastern Star and Order of the Amaranth.
Survivors include wife Frances Carol Dunbar of Frankfort; children Jackie (Eugene) Young of Burlington, Diane (Mark) Horlacher of Thorntown, Lynn (Dave) Crabtree of Frankfort, Brenda (Jim) Belcher of Lebanon, Sandy (Ron) Noland of Frankfort, Scott (Penny) Dunbar of Frankfort, and Robin (Dave) Glass of Lebanon; 18 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by one grandchild, one great-grandchild and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at Myers & Hunt Mortuary, 116 W. Plum St., Thorntown. Funeral services are planned for 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow services at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Thorntown.
Memorials may be made in his honor to the Boone County Cancer Society, 117 W. Elm St., Lebanon, Indiana 46052 or the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240-1554.
Online condolences may be made at myersmortuary.com.
Published on December 12, 2016
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