Preston O. Dunham

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Preston O. Dunham 68 of Gary, IN. Beloved husband for 34 years to Martha Faye (Simon) Dunham passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Born in East Chicago to Ledlow and Ella Mae Dunham. Preston professed Christ at an early age, and was baptized at First Baptist Church of East Chicago, IN. He later joined Christ Baptist Church of Gary on May 23, 1983 where he served as Chairman of the Deacon Board. He graduated from East Chicago Roosevelt in 1964 and earned a B.S. from Purdue University. Preston worked for City Colleges of Chicago as a Technical/Functional Analyst and the Lake County Assessor's Office until the time of his death. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Preston leaves to cherish his precious memories his devoted wife Martha Faye Dunham, two daughters; Shawn Graves Adeoye, Dawn Brown (Derek) McClinon; one brother Willie (Marlene) Dunham, seven sisters; Gracy Dunkin, Gerry (James) Dix, Betty Anderson, Mary Williams, Dorothy Grier, Lucy (Birl) Isbell and Patricia Dunham; four Grandchildren and hosts of in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation Saturday, July 5,2014 from 9 -11am. Family hour 9:30-11:00am. Followed by the funeral at 11:00am at all Christ Baptist Church, 4700 East 7th Ave, Gary, IN 46403. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart.


Published in The Times on July 2, 2014
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