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Obituary for Rev. Phillip W. Dunn

Rev. Phillip Winton Dunn, age 79 of Smyrna was promoted to heaven on Friday, August 25, 2017, three days shy of his 80th birthday. The funeral service will be Thursday, August 31 at 11:00 am at Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna, Georgia. Rev. Shell Osbon will officiate. Burial will be at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia.

Rev. Dunn was born in Northport, Alabama on August 28, 1937. He served in the United States Air Force from 1954-1958 and was stationed in South Korea. He was in pastoral ministry for over 40 years with the Assemblies of God, serving as the lead pastor of seven Illinois churches: Mt. Vernon, Mascoutah, St. Elmo, Staunton, Sorento, Kewanee, and Winchester, as well as in Vienna, West Virginia. In several of these churches, he was a bi vocational pastor, driving a school bus among other things to help support his family while pastoring. He simply loved Jesus and loved people, and was committed to making a difference and being a help to many. He enjoyed working in the garden and doing outdoor activities. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lona Irene Thrasher Dunn, one daughter, Karen Irene Dunn (Marius A.) Rogneby, and one granddaughter, Rachel Julia Reagan Rogneby. He was preceded in death by his five siblings and parents.

The family will receive friends from 10:00am-11:00 am on Thursday, August 31 at Carmichael Funeral Home, Smyrna, Georgia with service following.

Donations may be made to the general fund at www.agtrust.org which provide resources to present and future generations of ministers and churches so they can continue to fulfill the Great Commission of Christ to reach the world with the Gospel.


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Visitation

Thursday

31

Aug

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Carmichael Funeral Home Smyrna

2950 King Street
Smyrna, GA 30080

Service

Thursday

31

Aug

11:00 AM
Carmichael Funeral Home Smyrna

2950 King Street
Smyrna, GA 30080

Graveside

Thursday

31

Aug

2:00 PM
Georgia National Cemetery

2025 Mt. Carmel Church Lane
Canton, Georgia 30114

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