March 19, 2018 - January 18, 2017
Service Date: January 25, 2017
Obituaries » James Dunn
James H. Dunn, Jr., son of James H. Dunn, Sr. and Willie Mae Dunn, entered into rest Wednesday, January 18, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Augusta and a devoted member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where he served faithfully as a Trustee, Sunday School Superintendent, and Vacation Bible School Director.
For several years after his retirement he served as the Director of the Downtown Cooperative Church Ministries Food Pantry. He initially attended Paine College for a short time and then enlisted in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged and then matriculated at Allen University where he received his B.A. degree in Social Science. He received an M.A. degree in School Guidance and Counseling from South Carolina State University and a Specialist degree in Supervision and Administration from Tuskegee University. During his thirty-one year professional career with the Richmond County Board of Education he held the positions of Teacher, Counselor, Principal, Personnel Director, and ultimately retiring as Assistant Superintendent of Student Services.
James actively served as a member of various organizations including being a Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Augusta Alumni Chapter, a Life Member of the NAACP, a member of the VFW and the American Legion. Through the years he received many awards from organizations, such as the GA Selective Service System District Appeal Board and the GA Association of Pupil Transportation.. view obituary.