Alan D. Chunka
November 8, 1936 – June 29, 2018
Alan D. Chunka of Dunwoody, GA passed in peace on Friday, June 29, 2018 at the age of 81. He was born November 8, 1936 in Omaha, NE. Al graduated from University of Nebraska with a Bachelors Degree in Business in 1958. After college, Al was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army at Fort Benning. Al started his career in public accounting and worked for Cox Broadcasting in Financial Management for 16 years. He was in cable tv consulting for several years before managing family property in Augusta, GA.
Al enjoyed playing golf at the Atlanta Athletic Club, going to the beaches on Hilton Head Island and traveling the world with the love of his life Nancy.
He lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures: socializing with friends and family and encouraging and mentoring to many International college students. Many of these students became not only friends, but part of Al’s extended family who he loved dearly.
He is preceded in death by his parents John H Chunka and Alice Nepodal Chunka and brother, John H Chunka, Jr. He is survived by his precious wife of 53 years, Nancy M Chunka and brothers Duane Chunka (Mary Jo) of Omaha, NE, Gary Chunka of Lincoln, NE and Henry J Chunka (Janie) of Winter Park, FL. also Sister In-Law Mrs. John Chunka (Beverly) of Omaha, NE, Niece Kate Chunka of Tallahassee, FL and several nieces and nephews in Nebraska.
Memorial Service will be Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 3pm at HM Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Chapel with visitation beginning at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Life Center 950 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, Ste 110 Atlanta, GA 30326.
- Visitation Tuesday, July 3, 2018
- Memorial Service Tuesday, July 3, 2018
- Reception Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Alan D. Chunka
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July 3, 2018
My dearest Al.
You were like a father to me. My world has changed so much on the 29th of June. I terribly miss you. You will never be forgotten.
Thank you for everything you’ve done for me and my future. I will treasure our memories and speak to my children about them. Puerto Rico, New Orleans, Germany, Holland, Warwick.
I am who I am also because of you.
You were the kindest man - my hero.
July 1, 2018
My memories of Al does not go to events or to things done but to the kind, loving and gentle soul that Al was. He was always a gentleman and never hesitated to assist anyone seeking his help. He always had a smile and a kind word. He was indeed a special person and will be missed.