Thomas Eugene Dunn, age 76, of Bluffton, SC, died on Saturday, May 21,at his home.
Mr. Dunn was born on November 14, 1945 in Flushing, NY, the son of the late Eugene J.Dunn and Rosalie Molloy Dunn. He served in the US Navy and was a veteran of the Viet Nam War. After a brief career as a New York City Police Officer Mr. Dunn became an entrepreneur in New York and Milford, Connecticut where he was owner/ operator of The Steak and Sword Restaurant for many years, as well as other businesses in the Milford area. After moving to Bluffton, SC Mr. Dunn worked in sales for both Marriott and Hilton Corporations.
In his retirement Mr. Dunn was very active in the community of Sun City. He enjoyed golf, playing cards and lap swimming in the Sun City Pool everyday. He loved to travel and enjoyed meeting new people. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his beloved grandson Braxton. His friends and family cannot imagine a life without him. He was such a large character and so full of life.
Mr. Dunn is survived by his wife Mary Martinelli Dunn, daughter Kathleen Dunn, son Christopher Dunn, grandson Braxton Dunn, sisters Patricia Dunn of Florida, and Kathleen McNamara (John) of Bluffton SC. He is predeceased by his sister Dorothea Dunn.
He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
A visitation, Catholic Mass and military funeral will be scheduled at a later date. Saul’s Funeral Home, 90 Simsonville Rd., Bluffton,SC 29910 is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to Wounded Warrior Project or a charity of your choice in Mr. Dunn’s memory.
Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256