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Vernie Eugene Dunn, formerly of Delwood

updated: 9/9/2020 1:22 PM

Vernie Eugene Dunn, 81, of Carbondale, formerly of Delwood, died at 12:50 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 in Herrin Hospital.

Graveside services will begin at noon on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at Salem Cemetery in Carrier Mills. Visitation will be held starting at 11 a.m. and go until service time on Friday at Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills.

He was born on May 21, 1939 in Delwood to the late Alfred and Nellie (Hill) Dunn.

He married the former Shirley Williams on Oct. 20, 1940 and she preceded him in death on July 4, 2008.

He was retired from Norge Appliance Co., (later Maytag), where he worked at the Herrin plant for more than 30 years. He loved to fish, listen to music and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

He is survived by two sons, Randy (Krista Tregoning) Dunn of Marion and Anthony (Angeline) Dunn of Carrier Mills; five grandchildren, Mercedes Robinson, Toni Benjamin, Victoria Dunn, Brayden Dunn and Ariana Dunn; six great-grandchildren, Emerson Robinson, Easton Robinson, Syllus Benjamin, Damon Benjamin, Atlas Benjamin and Lincoln Sutton; and nephew, Scott (Kim) Dunn of Carrier Mills.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Shirley Dunn; son, Terry Dunn; brother, Fred Dunn; and sister, Betty Andrews.

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