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Joseph Samuel “Boko” Dunbar

With heavy hearts yet grateful spirits, the Dunbar, Coleman, Cooper and Williams families announce the passing of their beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and cousin Joseph Samuel “Boko” Dunbar. This sad event occurred on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.

Boko is survived by his wife Ida Mae Williams-Dunbar, children Eva (Lawrence) Williams, Stephanie (Ben) Wolo, Sophie (Joseph) Amer, and Xeres Dunbar, grandchildren Lauren (Arnold) Malloy, Adjuah Williams, Ayanna Williams, Aisha Wolo, Nyema Wolo, and Bejan Amer, great-granddaughters Olivia and Naomi Malloy, fourteen sisters and brothers Sophie (Alexander) Brewer, Stephen Dunbar, Jr., Hannah Daniels, Massa Lansanah, Gloria Dunbar, Lydia (Michael Wreh) Marshall-Smith, Avril Caesar, Edwina Dunbar, Grace (N. Omar) Smith, Carmen Cooper, Bridgette (Jehu) Brandy, Warren Cooper, Jr., Edwin (Madea) Dunbar, Erma Quintyne, Stephanie Dunbar, Zean Dunbar, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. His parents Stephen Dunbar, Sr. and Diana Coleman-Cooper, sister Shirley Cooper-Hoglen, and brother Archie Dunbar predeceased him.

 “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.” And God granted his request. ~1 Chronicles 4:10.  May your soul rest in eternal peace.

Funeral Services

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Music and Tributes:   10am-11am
Celebration of Life:    11am

Mount Pleasant AME Church
125 Groover Road
Monticello, Florida 32344

New Bethel AME Cemetery
Monticello, Florida 32344

Contact Information
Sophie Brewer 336.582.4927
Grace Smith 832.364.0631
Eva Williams 315.575.0773
Stephanie Wolo 571.426.2666
Sophie Amer 301.910.8094

Hotel Information
Courtyard by Marriott
1018 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Comfort Suites
1026 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32301