July 19, 1932 - Dec 21, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY Norman Lee Dunn (Lee) was born on July 19, 1932, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Delphine & Roy Dunn. After graduating from Northeast High School, he joined the United States Air Force, where he served in France during the Korean War. Upon returning to Oklahoma City, Lee attended Central State College and Oklahoma City University. In 1955, he married Darlene Golden, and together, they were blessed with three wonderful children and three beautiful grandchildren. For the past 52 years, Lee worked in the lighting industry. He owned and operated Lamp Service, Inc. In 1985, with his youngest son, Tim, Lee opened The Light Bulb Store. Lee loved spending time at his place at Lake Eufaula, boating and fishing, and was a longtime member of Metropolitan Baptist Church. He also loved spending as much time as possible with his children and grandchildren. Lee is survived by Darlene, his wife of 57 years; his daughter, Shelly Dunn, of San Diego, CA; his son, Darren Dunn, and wife, Janice Yeary, of Oklahoma City; his son, Tim Dunn, of Oklahoma City; and his grandchildren: Jessica West, and husband, Josh West, of Yukon; Andrew Dunn, of Oklahoma City; and Hannah Oden, of Edmond. He is also survived by his half-sisters: Kathy Hopkins, of St. George, UT; and Patti Nelson, of Elko, NV. Services will be held on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Baggerley Chapel, Edmond, Oklahoma. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Oklahoma Chapter of the
, 5100 N Brookline, Ste 850, Oklahoma City, OK 73112. The family wishes to thank the staff at The Fountains at Canterbury for taking such wonderful care of Lee during the last few months. We will miss you, Papaw.
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Published in The Oklahoman on Dec. 24, 2012