Maurice L.”Greek” Dunigan, 79, of Clear Brook, Virginia passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021 at his residence.
Greek was born in 1942 in Kansas, the son of the late William Alexander and Louise Elizabeth Dunigan. His education consisted of graduating from Beloit High School and attending two years of college. Greek was employed by the CIA as a SIGINT Analyst and later became a defense contractor for CACI. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force attaining the rank of SSGT.
Greek was a member of the Mason’s, Shenandoah Region Antique Automotive Club, Corvair Car Club, and Executive Board Member of the Clear Brook Fire and Rescue Company. He volunteered his time with the Apple Blossom Festival where he drove his 1964 Corvair that he fully restored in the parade and he also restored two antique wooden boats. He enjoyed taking both his Corvair and his boats to car and boat shows. In addition to his love of boats and cars, Greek became a pilot and loved flying his Cessna 172. He was known to be a “Mr. Fix-it” who also enjoyed carpentry, being outdoors in the sun, NASA’s Space Program, playing with his big boy toys and he would always come running if a friend or family member needed help with anything.
Greek married Karen M. Coffin on May 2, 1970 in Fairfax, Virginia.
Greek is survived by his wife of 51 years, Karen, his daughter, Michelle L. Goode; son in law Bryan Goode; one grandchild, Amber L. Goode; brothers, Ed Dunigan (Janet) and Danny Dunigan (Margaret); and step-sister, Mary Belknap (Bob).
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his step-father, Clarence Rees.
A gathering of friends and family with food and fellowship will be held on Saturday, June 5th, from 2:00 until 5:00 pm at the Omps Reception Center, Amherst Chapel. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Greek’s memory to Clear Brook Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 1256 Brucetown Road, Clear Brook, Virginia 22624.