George Dunbar, entrepreneur, writer

George L. Dunbar

George L. Dunbar was an entrepreneur and author.

Dunbar died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Sun City, Ariz. He was 67.

He was born Feb. 9, 1945, in Richmond, Va., to Harriet Jowers and Leon Linton Dunbar.

He attended C.V. Bing High School in Allendale, S.C., and the Tri-City Barber School in Philadelphia.

Dunbar was an intermediate speed radio operator in the United States Army where he served in the Vietnam War. He received the Sharp Shooter and Vietnam Service Awards.

Dunbar was a barber and the owner of the California, My Way nightclub. He was the talent manager of the R&B groups, the Coalitions and Total Image and the record producer of Re-Dun Productions.

He was the author of the book “Fornication Under Carnal Knowledge.”

Dunbar served as president of the Lancaster Avenue Business Association.

In addition to his parents, Dunbar was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Marie Schofield Dunbar and siblings, Tyrone Dunbar and Jowers Dunbar.

He is survived by his children, Lisa Dunbar Graham Schwalenberger (Tom), Lailah Leonté Dunbar, George Leon Dunbar Jr., and Veronica Marie Dunbar; his siblings Senator Larcenia Dunbar Bullard (Edward), Garthia Dunbar (Joya), Joyce Dunbar Scott (Ivan), Janice Dunbar Freeman and Bruce Dunbar; and other relatives and friends.

Services were held January 5 at 9 a.m. at Greater Bibleway Temple, 1461 North 52nd St. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Collingdale.

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