Kenneth “Kenny” James Dunn, age 59, of Desoto, MO, formerly of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at his home. Kenny was born on January 11, 1959 in Marion, OH, a son of the late Albert Dunn and Sareptha (Smith) Dunn.
Kenny proudly served his country in the United States Army. During his career in the Army, Kenny was awarded a marksman medal. Kenny was an outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and just being in the woods. He also took Karate and Judo classes. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Kenny loved life, he loved to laugh, but most of all he loved his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents, Kenny was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer Dunn; two nieces, Candra Wolfe and Donna Allen; and by one nephew, Cody Hyde.
He is survived by his loving siblings, Marilyn Allen of Granite City, IL, Barbara (Curtis) Wolfe of Audubon, IA, Robert (Debbie) Dunn of Granite City, IL, Betty (Tim) Camren of Granite City, IL, Larry (Donna) Dunn of Granite City, IL, Judy (Randy) Camren of Granite City, IL and David (JoAnn) Dunn of Bonne Terre, MO; many dear nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL. A second visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 22, 2018 at Chapel Hill Mortuary, 6776 Vo-Tech Road, Bonne Terre, MO.
In celebration of his life, funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. on Monday at Chapel Hill Mortuary, with Pastor Curtis Wolfe officiating.
Interment will be in St. Francois Memorial Park, Bonne Terre, MO, with full military honors.
Memorial donations may be given to the Dunn family.
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