Everett L. Dunn, 94, passed away Sunday January 31, 2021 at home, after losing his battle with Cancer.
He was born near Sikeston, Missouri on July 12, 1926, the son of Austin and Earlene Dunn.
Everett graduated from Muncie Central High School and proudly served his country in the United States Army.
His career started as a salesman at Knapp Supply Company. He then became a business entrepreneur owning several businesses including The Cozy Lodge, Laundry Mats, Dial-A-Car rentals, The Happy Home, and The Palms Restaurant and Lounge. He retired from Ross Hardware store at age 78. Everett loved fishing with his son and grandchildren, whether it was in the back yard or at Lake Tippecanoe. He especially enjoyed his annual fishing trips to Lake Barkley, KY with his son. He loved watching sports and went to his grandchildren’s sporting events whenever possible. Everett’s favorite teams were the St. Louis Cardinals, the N.O. Saints, and the Indianapolis Colts and Pacers. He was an avid card player and enjoyed playing, and especially winning, against his family and special friends at the Senior Center. He also loved playing games, doing puzzles, and solving Crossword and Sudoku puzzles.
Everett was past President of the Indiana Tavern Owners Association and most recently President of the Senior Citizens Center Euchre Club. He was also a member of the American Legion and the AMVETS.
Survivors include his children, Phillip L. Dunn (wife Beth) of Muncie and Marsh Cox (husband Jim) of Covington, LA.; his grandchildren Stephanie Dunn Darby ((husband Bob) of Yorktown and Julie Parent (husband Wayne) of Mandeville, LA.; his great-grandchildren, Ethan, Jillian, and Jackson Darby and Chase and Chloe Parent.
Everett was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-eight years, Marcile Dunn in 2014; his siblings, Kenneth Dunn, Wilma Bizzell, and Rene Roberts; and great grandchild Samuel Dunn.
Services will be 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021 followed by military rites by Veterans of Delaware County at Parson Mortuary. Family and friends may call one hour prior to services on Friday, at the mortuary. Burial will be private in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Delaware County Senior Citizens Council Center, 2517 W. Eighth St., Muncie, IN 47302
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.parsonmortuary.com. The funeral service will be live streamed and linked to this obituary through the Parson Mortuary Website.
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