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Alton Junior Dunning

May 11, 1937 — February 19, 2022

Alton Junior Dunning, age 84, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at his residence. Mr. Dunning was born on May 11, 1937 to the late William Alton Dunning and Flora Ann White Dunning. He retired after working as a butcher for Fox Meat Market for many years and he also worked with Holloway’s Highway Construction Company. Mr. Dunning was a member of New Beginning Life Church.



Mr. Dunning is survived by three daughters, Daphne Delane (George Jr.) Johnson of Madisonville, KY, Rita Faye Smith and Beverly Ann (Troy) Linville of Dawson Springs, KY; two sons, Niles Alton Dunning and James Scott (Gloria) Dunning of Dawson Springs, KY; eight grandchildren, Christy Ann Darnell, Bo McGregor, J.J. Johnson, Jennifer Johnson, Matt Johnson, Shawn Linville, Felicia Loney and Brooklyn Cox and eleven great-grandchildren.



He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 63 years ~ Tommie Delane Dunning, six brothers and a sister.



Visitation for Mr. Alton Junior Dunning will be Friday, February 25, 2022, from 10:00 AM CST until the funeral hour at 2:00 PM CST at Beshear Funeral Home, 201 N. Main St., Dawson Springs, KY 42408 with Rev. Bo McGregor and Rev. Cody Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.



Active Pallbearers include Bo McGregor, J.J. Johnson, Cody Cox, Shawn Linville, Matt Johnson and Jordan Loney. Troy Linville and Eddie Johnson will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.



Mr. Dunning’s service will be streamed live on Beshear Funeral Home Facebook beginning at 2:00 PM CST on Friday, February 25, 2022. (To view: “Google” beshearfuneralhomefacebook and select “videos” among the menu options).

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Visitation

Friday, February 25, 2022

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Beshear Funeral Home

, Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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Friday, February 25, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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, Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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