He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 17, 1931, the son of the late William and Clara (Wall) Dunbar.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his Uncle George and Aunt Helen Dunbar, with whom he lived for several years; a daughter, Donna Lee Meier; a stepdaughter, Sharon Brostoski and a brother, William Dunbar, Jr.
He is survived by daughters Kathy Carnevale of Meshoppen, Cindy Fredendall of Binghamton, NY; a son, Robert Brown and wife, Ruth of Dallas; stepchildren, George Thomas and wife, Mary of Laceyville and Judy Bauman and husband, Mike of Meshoppen; a special young man, Paul Fassett, whom he loved like a son; a cousin, Florence Farrey of Waterbury, CT; many grandchildren; greatgrandchildren; great-greatgrandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Bob loved being outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, traveling and nature walks. He especially loved the late night walks through Slumber Valley Campground with his loving dog and faithful companion, Pierre.
He had many talents and many jobs throughout the years. He was a painter, a carpenter, a merchant mariner and a handyman, among other things. But his favorite job of all was at Slumber Valley Campground where he spent decades living and working. It was his passion and his home.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 22 at 3 p.m. at the Meshoppen Biblical Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Myers of the church officiating.
Arrangements were entrusted to Sheldon Funeral Homes, SR 6, Meshoppen. Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Bob’s name to the Meshoppen Biblical Baptist Church, 408 Briar Ridge Road, Meshoppen, PA 18630.