Dr. Daniel Dunkin, of Monticello, passed away April 13, 2017, at the age of 82. Dr. Dunkin had a passion for teaching and a love for history which he shared with the students in the Butts County School System. A lifelong patriot, Dr. Dunkin started as a Marine and then served 30 years before retiring from the Air Force Reserves. When not spending time with his family, he could be found fishing or gardening. Dr. Dunkin was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Dunkin; and parents, Thomas Shelton and Lena (Cole) Dunkin.
Survivors include his loving wife, Ginger Dunkin; son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Lynn Dunkin; grandson, Travis Dunkin, all of Monticello; brother and sister-in-law, Hugh and Joyce Dunkin of Rome; sister, Rachel Boudria, of Massachusetts; several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held Monday, April 17, 2017, 10:30 a.m., at Stewart Baptist Church, 158 Stewart Church Road, in Covington, with Rev. Jerry L. Jones officiating. Friends may visit with his family at the church, one hour prior to the service, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. A Graveside Service will be held Monday, 3 p.m., in Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 4635 Dallas Highway, in Powder Springs.