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Francis Burns Dunbar, Sr.

The Dunbar and Boayue Families announce the death of Francis Burns Dunbar, Sr. in his 70th birth year. Burns, as he was commonly called by friends and relatives, died on Monday, March 18, 2019 at the SOS Medical Center in Congo Town after a brief illness. During his lifetime, Burns served the Liberian Government and people in several distinguished positions, such as Deputy Minister of Finance, Assistant Minister of Planning & Economic Affairs (both agencies now called Ministry of Finance and Development Planning), Deputy Managing Director of the National Insurance Company of Liberia, Managing Director of the National Port Authority and Managing Director of the Liberia Produce Marketing Company.

Burns leaves to mourn his demise his former wife, Frances Davis-Dunbar and his children: Noah, Jason, Burns, Dehkonte Putu, Sei Neewon, Francine, Francia, Stephan and several grandchildren. Burns also left surviving him several siblings and cousins, other relatives, friends and business associates.

Funeral arrangements: On Friday, April 5, 2019 at 9:00 0’Clock in the morning the remains of Burns will be removed from the Stryker Funeral Service on Tubman Boulevard, Sinkor to the S. Trowen Nagbe United Methodist Church between 13th and 14th Streets, Tubman Boulevard, Sinkor for the Funeral Service at 10:00 0’Clock in the morning on the same day.

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, Burns’ remains shall be taken to the Dunbar Family Farm at Palala, Bong County for internment on the same Saturday at 10:00 0’Clock in the morning.

Contacts in Liberia are: (1) Dr. Wilfred Boayue (phone no. 0880-096-690); (2) Euphemia Dunbar (phone no. 0881-627-222); Korto Dunbar-Hoff (phone no. 0886-510-547); and Joyce Dunbar-Sherman (phone nos. 0880-933-461; 0770-557-509.

Contacts in the United States are: (1) Francis Davis-Dunbar (phone no. +1 732-423-7568); (2) Jason Burns Dunbar (phone no. +1 732-882-2721); and (3) Dehkonte Dunbar (phone no. +1 301-520-3384.

This announcement is made by Euphemia Dunbar, sister of the deceased.