June 1, 1929 - September 9, 2023
Bradenton, Florida - Robert Potter Dunn Jr., of Bradenton, Florida, age 94, passed away on September 9, 2023. Bob was born on June 1, 1929, in Potter Township, Pennsylvania and came to Bradenton from Beaver, Pennsylvania in 1990. He retired as a purchasing agent from St. Joe Minerals Corp., a subsidiary of Flour Corp. after 40 years of service.
Throughout his life Bob was an avid community servant and volunteer. He was involved in local and state government. He served 18 years as Potter Township Supervisor and Charter Member of the volunteer fire department, member of the Executive Committee for PSA of township supervisors and the local Monaca Bank Board. Bob was the son of the late Robert P. Dunn and Alma Sophia (Young) Dunn.
Robert lost his beloved wife, Margaret in April after 63 years of marriage. She never liked to be apart and now reunited and together for eternity. Bob is preceded in death by a brother, Walter; and sisters; Jean Kester Sara Pardue and Emily Starr of Morrow, Georgia. Bob graduated from Monaca High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh. He is survived by many nieces and nephews. For 49 visits, Peggy and Bob were involved in their own mission work on the island of Barbados, West Indies. He is a member of the Palmetto Presbyterian Church.
He was also an Elder for Presbyterian Church of the USA. Bob was an avid reader and particularly interested in reading about government and world affairs. He was active in the Beaver County Republican Party. Bob lived his life believing the best way to help yourself was to help others. He will be remembered for the love, kindness and support he shared with his Wife, Peggy and friends fortunate enough to know him.
He enjoyed the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Tampa Bay Sports. Memorial contributions may be made to the Palmetto Presbyterian Church, 1115 Tenth Avenue West, Palmetto, Florida 34221.
A Graveside Service is scheduled for 1030 AM, Friday, September 15, 2023, at Mansion Memorial Park in Ellenton. Covell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.