US Army

Zollie Antonius Dunston Jr.

July 6, 1942 ~ August 24, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

Zollie Antonius Dunston was born July 6, 1942. He was the son of the late Zollie Dunston, Sr. and Margaret Westry Dunston. 

He was a graduate of Dunbar High School Baltimore, Maryland. Zollie united in marriage in 1962 to the late Mable Clark and was blessed with two children. In the year of 1961, he joined the United States Army where he served until he was Honorably Discharged. After serving in the Military, his journey of life led him to Bethlehem Steel where he worked until his employment at Amtrak where he retired after 24 years of service.

Cherishing his memories: wife Mildred Daye Dunston; stepmother: Doris Dunston of California; son: Billy Dunston, Sr. (Jackie) of Maryland; daughters: Barbara Dunston (Dodd) of Maryland, Kirsten Fleet (Sam) of McLeansville; grandsons: Billy Jr., Adam, Donte’, Roderick, Craig and granddaughter Ashley; great-grandchildren: Ryan, Daysha, Arianna, Zoe and Malaki; brothers: Ricardo Dunston (Gisele) of New Jersey, Garland Dunston of France; sisters: Terrie Wilson (Jimmy) of California, Deloris Gray of Wilson and Floretta Mangana of Maryland [deceased]; one aunt: Geraldine Battle (Leon) of Delaware and many loving nieces, nephews relatives and friends; brother-in-laws: James Day (Brenda) of Burlington, Larry Day of Burlington, Rickey Day of Haw River, Charles Day of Maryland [deceased]; and two lifelong friends: Chester Farmer of Virginia and Donnell Sledge of Maryland.

 

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Services

Viewing
Saturday
August 28, 2021

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
Sunday
August 29, 2021

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Funeral Service
Sunday
August 29, 2021

1:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Video is available for this event


Interment
Tuesday
August 31, 2021

9:00 AM
Salisbury National Cemetery
501 Statesville Blvd.
Salisbury, NC 28144

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