James C. Dunn Jr.



James C. Dunn Jr., 85, of Fredericksburg passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Culpeper Health and Rehab.

Mr. Dunn was a 1955 graduate of University of Virginia where he was a member of the Thomas Jefferson Society and a member of the 1952 National Co-Champion Lacrosse Team. It was at UVA that he met his late wife, Mikell, to whom he was married for 55 years. He served as a Major in the U.S. Army. In 1970 Mr. Dunn came to Fredericksburg and worked as an adult probation and parole officer for the State of Virginia. He also served as a Girl Scout leader. In his retirement he worked at Belmont. Mr. Dunn was a kind and giving father.

Survivors include his children, Darby Nelligan (Garry), Curtis Dunn (Renee) and Stephen Dunn; grandsons Patrick Nelligan (Mary) and Sean Nelligan (Sarah); and great-grandsons Baxter and Luke.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 16 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 17 at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association http://act.alz.org/goto/jamesdunn or the Family Caregiver Alliance https://www.caregiver.org/donate.