Obit – William Dummit

William Ralph Dummit, 79, a longtime newspaper man in the Wentzville area, died June 28, 2008, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles after a long illness.
For 18 years Mr. Dummit was editor and publisher of the Wentzville Union. He later became a reporter and St.
Charles bureau chief for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Mr. Dummit and his wife, Lois, bought the Union after he earned a degree from the Missouri School of Journalism in 1955. He sold the paper in the early 1970s. He bought the Post-Dispatch delivery route in St. Charles County and joined the newspaper full time in 1987.
He retired in 2002.
Survivors are his wife, two daughters, a son and two grandchildren.

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