Richard Allen Dunning

Richard “Rick” Allen Dunning of Eaton Rapids, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2022, at the age of 77. He was born in Charlotte, MI, on June 29, 1945, the son of Fred and Maxine (Rogers) Steward. Rick graduated from Leslie High School. He worked for General Motors until he retired at the age of 48. Rick was a member of the Onondaga Sportsman Club.
While known as a quiet and humble man, Rick had a surprisingly mischievous side. His hobbies included playing practical jokes, losing his drone in the woods, making friends with Phil the pheasant, disagreeing with his friends at the sportsman club, scaring kids at Halloween, and starting but never finishing projects.
Rick is survived by the mother of his children, Gerri Brooks; daughters, Lee (Gregory) Prost of Troy, MI and Nikki (Ronald) Miller of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren, Mason (Claire) Miller, Allison Prost, Cassidy Miller, Robert Prost, and Julia Miller; great grandchildren, Zion Miller and Holland Miller; sisters, Sue Foster, Lori (Marty) Seling, Lynn Kita, and Marcy (Richard) Mentink. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to Kate’s Kart, 10376 Leo Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. To leave condolences for the family, please visit our website,