Carlos B. Dungca, Jr, 83, of Milton, Florida, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 24, 2019, in Papillion, Nebraska.
Carlos was born on April 6, 1936, in Pulupandan, Negros Occidental, Philippines, the son of Avelina Franco Briones and Carlos B. Dungca, Sr. Carlos enlisted in the United States Navy in 1958 and retired as a Mess Specialist Chief Senior Petty Officer after 20 years of service. After retiring from the Navy, he worked as a Food Service Supervisor for Santa Rosa Hospital and the Food Service Director of Azalea Trace retirement community. Carlos was an alumni of the University of West Florida with a degree in accounting. He served another 20 years in civil service at NAS Whiting Field as the Manager of the Enlisted Mess Open, the Lead Auditor of Command Evaluation, and the Financial Manager of MWR.
Carlos remarried in 2018 to Lucia Romero. He was predeceased by his first wife and mother of his six children, Adelina Dela Cruz.
He is survived by his daughters, Adeline Alabata (Anthony), Beverly Newsom (Gary), Catherine Couch, Dorothy Robinett (Mark, deceased), and Evelyn Ragusa (Angelo); his son, Franklin Dungca (Mary); 16 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; his sisters, Josie and Tessie; his brother, Mario; and his extended family in the Philippines.
Carlos, a dedicated family man, was also an avid bowler, a prolific gardener, and an enthusiastic watcher of PGA golf and professional boxing. One of his most favorite past times was supporting his children and grandchildren in their interests in band, JROTC, and a variety of sporting events. He was respected by all who knew him and will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Tribute donations may be made to Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, P.O. Box 302, Maryknoll, NY 10545 (www.MaryknollSociety.org).
Visitation at Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel, on Thursday, September 5, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., rosary from 7:00-7:30 p.m.
Funeral mass at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Milton, Florida, on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. Following mass, processional to Barrancas National Cemetery onboard Pensacola Naval Air Station for interment at 2:00 p.m.