Ervin I. Dunson was born August 1, 1983 at Maple Valley Hospital in Montgomery County, Dayton, Ohio. He was born to parents, Chaserece Bradley and Ervin Dunson.
As a child, Ervin was very inquisitive and filled with curiosity which led him to excel in athletics and games of the mind such as chess. He was a product of the Akron Public School system attending Erie Island Elementary School, Hyre Middle School and Buchtel High School.
As a young adult he attended The University of Akron as a Criminal Justice Major. He would later transfer to San Diego City College on an athletic scholarship. At San Diego City College, he attained a dual Bachelors of Arts in Organizational Management and Criminal Justice. While at San Diego City College Ervin began his career playing basketball which led him to playing semi professional basketball in the ABA League for several years. He would later join the US Army Reserves as a Human Resource Specialist. Ervin also earned a Masters of Arts in Education. He would later apply to and be accepted to the PhD program in Psychology at the University of The Rockies.
A few months later Ervin met Angela and relocated to Long Beach, CA. They lived in Long Beach, CA for several years before the birth of their daughter, Zuriyah Lee, who is now three years old. After Zuriyah was born they relocated to Parma, OH as a family. Ervin was a very loving and engaged father and enjoyed every minute with his daughter.
Ervin’s ability to make everyone feel comfortable, secure, and loved were his greatest strengths. He will forever be loved, remembered, and deeply missed and there will be no other with a likeness or light similar to his.
He is survived by wife, Angela L. Dunson; daughter, Zuriyah L. Dunson; grandfather, Irece T. Bradley; grandmother, Delores Bradley; mother, Chaserece Dunson; brother, Bradley Dunson; aunt, Delarece Bradley; cousin, Tiffany Bradley; cousin, Delorean Bradley; aunt, Evette McIntyre and a host of other relatives and friends.