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Earl William Dunn

Earl Dunn

Earl William Dunn, age 87, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. He was born on September 6, 1930 to the late George Washington Dunn and Stella Mae Riddle Dunn. In addition to his parents, Earl was preceded in death by a sister, Edith Sexton; brothers: George Washington ‘June’ Dunn, Orville Dunn and Paul Dunn; special nephew, Bob Sexton.

Earl was a United States Army Veteran and served during the Korean War. Most people knew him from his recycling business, which he worked in for about sixty years. He enjoyed his work and really enjoyed being with people and talking. He also was a member of the ‘Hardee’s Breakfast Crew’ and enjoyed his mornings there every day. Earl was a kind and generous person and had a wonderful sense of humor. He will be greatly missed. He was of Pentecostal faith and the best part of his life was when he accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior.

Those left to cherish his memories include his sister, Betty Phillips; special nieces, Kathy Hill and husband Joe, Ann Largent and husband Lawrence and Trula Shepherd and husband Lonnie; several more special nieces and nephews; special friends, Larry Dunn and Landon Reece; his special friend that came and sang to him, Johnny Jones.

Graveside service and interment with military honors conducted by the Johnson County Honor Guard will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Sunset Memorial Park with Pastor James Gentry officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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The family of Earl William Dunn has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.