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Bill Dunn

Monday, January 28, 2013

O'FALLON -- William "Bill" Dunn, 82, died Jan. 25, 2013, at the Progress West Health Care in O'Fallon.

Born Nov. 11, 1930, in Elvins, to the late Harvey and Aureola Baughn Dunn, he was a school teacher in the Bernie School District for a short time before moving on to the Rockwood School District where he was a principal. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and of the Baptist belief.

On Aug. 15, 1953, in Bernie, he married Betty Joyce Murphy, and she survives.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Marsha Allen of Ballwin and Donna Eilers of St. Peters; one son, Keith Dunn of Bellevue, Neb.; one sister, Betty Ann Norton of Atlanta, Texas; three brothers, Harold Dunn of Sand Spring, Okla., Phillip Dunn of Houston, Texas and James Dunn of O'Fallon; five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by one brother, David Dunn; and two sisters, Wilma Williamson and Mary Teel.

Services were conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Glenn Graham of Springfield officiating.

Burial followed in the Essex Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.