OBITUARY

Ralph Lewis Dunn

October 2, 1968May 20, 2021

Ralph Lewis Dunn was born October 2, 1968 to A.J & Virginia Dunn. He was the youngest of nine children. His siblings were oldest Art, Ginny, George, Sue, Larry, (twins) Terry & Sherry, Donald. He is preceded in death by his father A.J Dunn, Brothers Art & Donald. Grand nephew Bryce. Aunts: Ann, Betty, Neicie, Dottie, Nellie, Rita, Deena. Uncles: Harold, Jackson, Robert, Donald, Ralph, Charles. He is survived by his wife Monica, son Ralphy & daughter Bella. Ralph enjoyed reading, movies, baseball, the ocean, his family, and fun loving antics. He loved being a husband and father. He lived in Anaheim on Vine st 1968 until the family moved to lake Elsinore in 1980. He graduated from Elsinore High 1986. He joined the Navy from 1986-1994 where he was on the USS Belleauwood as Petty Officer 3rd class and was honorably discharged. He moved around some and ended up settling on Huntington Beach, meeting the girl of his dreams and making her his wife. They had 15 incredible years together and had 2 amazing children Ralphy & Bella. At just 52 years old he was called home and now shines an even bigger light on us to help us continue on this journey called life.

Services

15 June

Graveside Service

9:45 am - 10:15 am

RIverside National Cemetery

22495 Van Buren Blvd.
Riverside, CA 92518

Memories

Ralph Lewis Dunn

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Kelly Renzoni

June 10, 2021

I’ll always remember his gentle soul. Ralph and I were in high school when we met and I remember him always being kind and funny. I Am so sorry for your tremendous loss. Sending prayers to all of you.

Claudia Narrea

June 8, 2021

Dear Ralph,
Thank you for allowing us to be part of your life and for having shared moments of happiness and joy with my sister and your children. You will always live in our hearts.
Rest in peace dear brother-in-law.
Claudia

Isaac Puente

June 7, 2021

I met Ralph in Santa Ana back in 2011. We had some good times in the field wanting to choke out the same crew leader! Great laughs when we ran into each other in the planning office reminiscing about all our field shenanigan's. You will be missed Ralph.

Rest Easy My Brotha.

Patrick Young

June 4, 2021

Boats , you were a pain in the ass in a most definite good way. You are a good man & will be missed. May your family be blessed with fair winds & following seas.
Rest easy sailor, for we have the watch!

Perry Adkins

June 4, 2021

I had the good fortune to spend many good times with Ralph including this weekender to Laughlin many years ago! Ralph had a great spirit and was always a stand up guy. Rest in peace my friend.

Gabriel Davalos

June 4, 2021

I worked with Ralph for many years. He was hilarious in the office, I will remember all of those funny moments and conversations we would have about the military and his time in the Navy and my time in the Marines. Ralph was a good soul, my thoughts go out to his wife and children that Ralph would speak so highly of and his family. You will be missed Ralph, Anchors Aweigh!

Selena Ybarra

June 3, 2021

Oh Ralph, aka Bunny to my sisters and I. I have so many wonderful, funny memories with you and the crew. Every time I hear 50 cent I laugh and think of you. My heart goes out to Monica, your children, and your whole family. Have fun up there man. Love, the Ybarras.

Phil LaDuke

June 2, 2021

Thank you Ralph for being so helpful, giving of your time, and just being so happy-go-lucky all the time. Your energy is with us all.

Dorsey Tyson

May 29, 2021

Ralph you will be missed by all. You always had a smile on your face and a jack and coke in your hand. Godspeed brother.

Sherry Dunn

May 28, 2021

My little brother Ralph was a kind soul. From the time he was born till the time he left this earth he was an incredible light with so much love to give. He was smart funny capable lovable his compassion knew no bounds. He was as honest as the day is long. He was such a hard worker and dedicated to making sure things were always Dunn right. He loved the beach and the Angels. He was the luckiest man alive to have Monica and there 2 children Ralphy 7 & Bella 5. (His words). He fought long and hard to stay with his family as long as God would allow. I am blessed his loyalty and trust helped me learn and grow as I needed to through the years. He was my Angel here and now will watch over all of us. He was proud to be in the Navy and a veteran. There will never be enough words to say what Ralph meant to me but I’m so thankful I’m trying because of him. My little brother taught me through his quiet ways the easier road to a happy life. He never judged or made you feel less. He was inspiring. He is forever in my heart. He’s with my Daddy, Brother Art, Brother Donald, Aunt Ann, Aunt Neicie, Aunt Rita, Aunt Deena , Aunt Nellie, Aunt Betty, Uncle Ralph, Uncle Charles, Uncle Robert, Uncle Harold, Uncle Jackson, Uncle Donald, grand nephew Bryce Milnik, and now there together as the Lord team and as my daddy used to say “Play Ball”. ❤️❤️💪🙏🏻

FROM THE FAMILY