Dunnigan, Arthur James

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Arthur Dunnigan
Arthur Dunnigan




Arthur James Dunnigan, 89, died on January 12, 2013.  

He was born on September 4, 1923 in Richmond, Va.

He was educated in Huntsville. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a sergeant in World War II.  He was a member of Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church.

He was a hard worker, usually working two jobs to support his family.  He was a quiet, loyal, loving and supportive man.  He worked several jobs including 18 years at Erlanger Hospital and retired from Walter A. Wood Supply after 35 years at the age of 80.

During his retirement, he enjoyed word games, reading and watching Law and Order (all of them).  He loved to travel and spend time with his family.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents, Harry Dunnigan, Lou Ollie Kelly Dunnigan-Toney and sister, Lucy Battle and nephew, Abraham Battle.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, N. Berthene Dunnigan; daughters, Yvonne (Yancey) Thomas, Lily Dunnigan of Chattanooga, and Cynthia (Lonnie) Dawkins of Nashville; seven grandchildren, Michael J., Kerry L., Anthony L. and Kenisha N. Dunnigan of Chattanooga, and Damien O., Jacqueline M and Danielle E. Dawkins of Nashville; eight great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services will be held at noon on Thursday, Jan. 17, at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be at Lakewood East.

The body will lie in state after noon on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.





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