Services Thursday for JSU Professor Emeritus William Dunaway
JACKSONVILLE — The funeral service for Dr. William Preston Dunaway, 71, will
be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2008, at First Presbyterian Church of
Jacksonville with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth B. McKenzie III and The Rev. Dr. Bob Ford
officiating, K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center directing. The family
will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be two nephews and nephews-in- law. Dr. Dunaway died Monday
at Jacksonville Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Bennett
Dunaway, of Jacksonville; his son, Robert Dunaway and his wife, Cora, of
Jacksonville; his sister, Helen Morgan and her husband, Dwight, of Moulton;
three brothers, Bob Dunaway and his wife, Marilyn, of Oxford, Jim Dunaway and
his wife, Rita, of Saks, Jack Dunaway and his wife, Judy, of Oxford; and several
nieces and nephews. Dr. Dunaway was preceded in death by his parents Robert
Johnson Dunaway and Zylpa Preston Dunaway.
He was retired from Jacksonville
State University as Full Professor Emeritus. He designed and had constructed the
J.S.U. Computer Lab for teachers. He was distinguished R.O.T.C. graduate from
J.S.U. in 2002.
He was a member of the Ala. Council for Computer Education and
served as chairman of the Board of Jacksonville Housing Authority. He served on
the Board of Directors for the Boy Scouts of America and was a Captain in the
U.S. Army, 1959-1960. Dr. Dunaway enjoyed landscaping, gardening, reading,
church and civic activities.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to American Heart Association, 1449
Medical Park Drive, Birmingham, Ala. 35213. Online condolences may be sent to
the family at: www.klbrownfuneralhome.com
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