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DAVID MUNYON David L. Munyon, 69, of Las Vegas, passed away at his home Sunday, May 29, 2011, following a nine-month fight against cancer. Captain Munyon was born April 17, 1942, to the late Henry Lawrence Munyon and the late Kathleen Henderson Jones. Raised in Los Angeles and Phoenix, he resided for 19 years in the Seattle area before moving to Las Vegas in 1990. He majored in mathematics and minored in physics and graduated from Arizona State College in 1963. He taught math at Cortez High School in Phoenix, before being hired by United Airlines in 1966. Flying was David's great passion and he proudly flew for United for 36 years and retired as a 747 Captain in 2002. As a youth he became an Amateur Radio Operator, and enjoyed this hobby throughout his life. He loved bluegrass music and built several 5-string banjos. David loved the Lord and was a life-long student of the Bible. He taught Bible classes at Bethany Baptist Church and was active in TMBS (Thursday Morning Men's Bible Study). He was preceded in death by brother, Dick Munyon of Colorado. He is survived by his loving wife, of 16 years, Bonnie Jean; daughter, Kara and husband Scott McClure of Monroe, Wash.; daughter, Kelly and husband, Chris Scotchler of Bothell, Wash.; grandchildren, Hannah, Caleb, Nathan, Caitlyn, and Emily; sisters, Judy Spencer of Missouri, Bonnie Avolio of Washington, and Janet Rogers of Oregon; and brother, Larry Jones of Arizona. He was greatly loved by his family and we know he will be missed by many. Memorial service at 4 p.m., Friday, June 3, at Bethany Baptist Church, 210 Wyoming Street, Boulder City, NV 89005. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Broken Chains Ministry. Donations can be made on-line or sent to: 3368 Medina Ct., Las Vegas, NV 89121.
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