January 26, 1957 - February 7, 2020
Rob Richmond Dunaway, also known as Rob-Bo or Bo, a resident of Varnado, LA passed away February 7, 2020 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington, LA. Born January 26, 1957, he was 63. He was best described as a spiritual, hardworking, dedicated family man; well known for training hunting dogs and competing in field trials. He retired from the Bogalusa paper mill with 31 years of loyal service.
Rob was a member of Bogalusa First Church on Hwy 21 in Bogalusa. He proudly held an attendance record for having not once missed Sunday school service in 18 years beginning the first Sunday of his life.
Survived by his loving and devoted wife of 43 years, Janet Camarata Dunaway of Varnado. He was a loving father to his son Barrett Rob Dunaway of Varnado and daughter Shanda Dunaway Honaker (Dustin King) of Pine. PawPaw to two grandsons that were his world, Trevor Honaker and Caleb Dunaway. He was eagerly awaiting the arrival of his third grandson, due in the spring. Rob was also survived by a sister, Dannie Dunaway Tassin of Baton Rouge and one brother, Tim Dunaway of Talisheek, brother-in-law Richard Camarata and his wife Linda. Additionally, he is survived by brothers-in-law John Vampran of Bogalusa and Paul Tassin of Baton Rouge, a host of nieces, nephews, friends and currently 17 good hunting dogs. Also, Dane' Spears, (Caleb's mother) who was like a daughter to him and her daughter's Remi and Avery Graham, both of which he adored as they adored "PawPaw".
Relatives and friends are invited to services which will be held Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Bogalusa First Church on Hwy 21 in Bogalusa, LA. Open to the family from 9 to 10 am and to the public from 10 am until the funeral service at 1:00 pm to be officiated by Bro. Travis Houston. Interment will follow at Ponemah Cemetary.