Mr. L.D. Dunn, 80, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at his home in Springfield, Mo., with family at his side. He was born Nov. 29, 1928 in Huffman, Ark., the son of Lee D. and Della Mae Van de Waal Dunn.
L.D. was united in marriage to Audrey D. Barrett on April 8, 1949. They lived in the Malden, Mo. area for many years before moving to Southwest Missouri in 1971.
L.D. was a farmer, and was of the Southern Baptist Faith.
A son, Michael; his parents; and a sister, Mary Doris Crumley preceded L.D. in death.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Audrey, of the home; three children and their spouses, Steve and Glenda Dunn, Nixa, Mo., Monty and Marilyn Dunn, Spokane, and Vicky and Jerald Fore, Joplin, Mo.; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a sister, Viola Watkins, Memphis, Tenn.; and other extended family and close friends.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, 2009 at the Malden Memorial Park Cemetery, Malden, Mo., under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home in Republic, Mo.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, in the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus.
Online condolences may be made at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com