Billy Eugene “Gene” Dunn, 77, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at his residence.
He was a 1962 graduate of Bradley High School.
Gene was a veteran of the United States Army and served two tours in Vietnam as a combat medic. He retired as a truck driver from Shaw Industries. Gene was a “man’s man” who enjoyed being an outdoorsman, especially hunting.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda McDaniel Dunn; parents, Glenn and Sue Knight Dunn; and granddaughter, Shantae Neyman.
Survivors include his children: Janie (Greg) Neyman and Glenn (Shaunda) Dunn, all of Cleveland and Gena Near of Etowah; grandchildren: Olivia Neyman, Frances Dunn and Linda Near; great-grandchildren: Maddox Allen and Ryker Laliberte; sisters: Charlotte Holmes, Glenda Reagan and Phyllis Lofty; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, 2021, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home, with Pastor Jeanie Cissom officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors and the playing of bagpipes.
His family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Dunn family guestbook at www.fikefh.com.
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