Committal Services and Military Honors by U.S. Navy
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army,
2375 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 333952
RICHARD JOHN UNGER, 72, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Friday, June 24, 2016 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.
Richard was born January 1, 1944 in Hartford, Connecticut and moved to Port Charlotte in 2005 from Richmond, Maine. He was a retired Command Master Chief of the Submarine Service of the United States Navy. He was a member of the American Society of Engineers, a member of the Society of Logistics Engineers, and a member of the American Legion Post number 400. After retirement, Richard was an engineer for the shipbuilding industry.
Richard was a published author, a talented artist and an accomplished designer of three D wood art. He was an avid golfer who designed some of his own clubs. As a member of Myakka Pines Golf Club, he enjoyed playing with The Shanksters.
Richard is survived by his loving family, his wife Diane H. Unger; three daughters, Dee Rowan(Paul Wertz) , Pennsylvania, Christine ( Jay) Harbson, Mississippi, and Dana (Gabriel) Vargas, California; step daughters, Pamela Durgan, Maine, Michele Markouc, Ohio and Laurel Kean, Florida; two step sons, Tom and Tim Boydan, Maine; and four grandchildren.
Committal services and military honors by a U.S. Navy Honor Guard will be held Friday at 2:00 P.M July 1st, 2016 at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota, Florida.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to The Salvation Army.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.comto extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home and Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.