Ronald L. Burns
1950 - 2014
Ronald L. Burns, 63, of Champion Township, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at East Liverpool City Hospital.
He was born on August 1, 1950 in Youngstown the son of Vincent L. and Lorena R. (Floch) Burns. Ron was employed with Delphi Packard Electric and retired after 33 years. After retiring he worked for Nuverra Environmental Solutions, formerly Ray Pander Trucking. He was a pround member of GWRRA, Motorcycle club.
Ron enjoyed taking rides on his motorcycle, and being the 1st Mate on his father’s charter boat.
He is survived by his loving wife, Debra R. (Udall) Burns, whom he married in Warren on December 15, 1995; he also leaves behind his father, Vincent Burns; two children, Amana Renee (Blake) Collins and Aaron Matthew Burns; two step-children, James Allen Douglas and Jonathan Fitch (Bailey) Douglas; grandchildren, Alyvia Collins, Caden Douglas and Kailee, Joshua and Olivia Douglas; sister, Marsha(Frank) Vivo; father-in-law, George Udall; and mother of his children, Peggy Miller.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Lorena Burns; and mother-in-law, Virginia Udall.
Funeral services will be held, Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 11:00 A.M., at the Champion Christian Church, 151 Center St., W., Warren with Pastor Ken Hopkins, officiating. Family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. until time of services at 11:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Burial Park.
Selby Funeral Home, 3966 Warren-Sharon Rd., Vienna, entrusted with arrangements.
William F. Dorazio
1950 - 2014
William Frank Dorazio, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at his home.
He was born on March 18, 1950 in Leavittsburg, Ohio to Joseph A. and Ruby M. (Miller) Dorazio. Bill graduated from Leavittsburg High School Class of 1968 and enlisted in the United States Navy where he was honorably discharged in 1972.
He received his bachelor’s degree in Education from Youngstown State University. After receiving his degree he was employed with Farmington School from 1977 until 1984, where he served as the high school J.V. and Varsity volleyball coach. Bill retired from Maplewood Schools in 2005 after 24 years of service. While with Maplewood he served as the J.V. and Varsity volleyball coach as well. He compiled a career win-loss record with the junior varsity squad of 190-121 and the varsity squad of 429-144.
Mr. Dorazio enjoyed numerous trips to Las Vegas and also spending time with his family.
He is survived by his brothers, Joseph Dorazio and Gary (Darcy) Dorazio, Sr., both of Leavittsburg; sister, Ethel Rose (Dave) Horner of Lordstown; niece, Megan Dorazio; nephew, Gary Dorazio, Jr.; and a great-nephew, Ryan.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held, Friday, June 20, 2014 at 12:00 noon, at Crown Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum Chapel, 3966 Warren-Sharon Rd., Vienna, with Rev. Rodney Winyard, of First Community Church of Leavittsburg, officiating. Family will receive friends at the mausoleum chapel on Friday from 11:00 A.M. until time of services at noon.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Selby Funeral Home, 3966 Warren-Sharon Rd., Vienna, Ohio.
1929 - 2014
William Bunkley, 85, longtime resident of Vienna, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2014 in Cockeysville, Maryland.
He was born on March 7, 1929 in Youngstown, Ohio the son of Sentenial and Ardella (nee Wallace) Bunkley.
William graduated from the East High School Class of 1947 and enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served honorably until his discharge in 1950.
Mr. Bunkley obtained his bachelor’s degree from Youngstown College in 1954 and received his Master of Arts in Public Administration and Master of Science in Engineering in 1975 from The Ohio State University.
He was employed as a civil engineer for the Ohio Department of Transportation, where he served as Deputy Director of District #4 and was the first African-American to serve in that position in the State. He was also Deputy Director of Planning and Programming for the entire state of Ohio. Bill retired from ODOT after over 30 years of service.
William was a member of Vienna Presbyterian Church, where he was an ordained Elder, sang in the church choir and taught youth bible study. He enjoyed playing one of the three kings in many Christmas Pageant’s.
A longtime resident of Vienna he served as township trustee and was a member of the community advisory council for the Air Force Base. Mr. Bunkley was a member of the Ohio and Trumbull County Societies of Professional Engineer’s, Past-President of the Vienna Kiwanis Club and Key Club Advisor, Ohio State Advocate, and enjoyed participating in the Robert’s Deliberating Club.
He enjoyed traveling with his wife to every continent, playing tennis and golf, and participating in the Senior Olympics, where he received several medals.
Mr. Bunkley is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Doris (nee Thompson) Bunkley, whom he married on June 29, 1957 in Youngstown; sons, William B. Bunkley and Drs. Darrell T. (Jennifer) Bunkley, Sr.; sisters, Elizabeth and Juanita Bunkley; grandchildren, Elisha, Elias, Darrell, Jr., Benjamin and Rhythm; and many nieces, nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and several brother’s and sister’s.
Funeral services will be held, Monday, July 7, 2014 at 11:30 A.M. at the Crown Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum Chapel, 3966 Warren-Sharon Rd., Vienna, with Rev. Judith Bender, of Vienna Presbyterian Church, officiating. Family will receive friends at the Mausoleum Chapel on Sunday, July 6 from 6 to 8 PM.