James Calvin Dungy
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Age 79 departed this life on Saturday, September 7, 2019 in Gary, Indiana. He was preceded in eternity by his wife, Adele Velma Dungy, his parents, Floyd & Mildred Dungy and his brothers Nathaniel, Richard, Dennis, Roland Dungy and his sister, Andrea Dungy. James C. Dungy was a graduate of Gary Roosevelt High School Class of 1958. He attended Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama and worked as a Housing and Building Inspector for the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development until he became the owner of his own business, J.C Dungy Construction Company. After retiring as a contractor, James became a teacher of Construction Science Management at the Gary Career Center. At the time of his passing, he was employed as a City of Gary Court Bailiff for Judge Deidre Monroe. James was an active member of First Baptist Church and served on the Building & Grounds Committee. He serviced his community in many ways as a Yoke Fellow in the Gary Frontiers Service Club, member of the NAACP and honorary member of the National Council of Negro Women. He leaves to cherish his memory, his 2 beloved children Jerald C. Dungy, Sr. (Christine) of Fayetteville, NC, April J. Dungy-Williams (Quantral) of Lathrup Village, MI and his 5 beloved grandchildren, Maatii Dungy of Gary, IN, Jerald II and Grace Dungy of Fayetteville, NC, Zion and Aubree Williams of Lathrup Village, MI and the special lady in his life Carol "CJ" Cody along with his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law nieces, nephews, cousins, a host of other extended relatives and dear friends. Visitation Thursday, September 12, 2019 from Noon to 8pm with the family hours 6pm to 8pm at Guy and Allen Funeral Chapel 2959 W. 11th Ave. Gary, Indiana 46404. The Celebration of Life will be on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11am with a viewing at from 9am to 11am and family hour at 10am at First Baptist Church 626 W. 21st Ave. Gary, Indiana 46407



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Published in Post-Tribune on Sep. 11, 2019.
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September 5, 2020
James was interesting, he always had good information. He knew a great deal about everything, from memories to every day life. I miss him and think about him a lot. He was a true ROOSEVETIAN.
Marvin Malone
Classmate
September 25, 2019
R.I.P. James. I remember you as a stand up guy in high school.
Walter Todd
September 18, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the Dungy family. He was a card. I remember when it was, Dixon, Dungy, and M.J. So hold on to the memories, they will be with you for forever.
Zenobia Hodges
September 16, 2019
My prayers and condolences to the Dungy Family. May God comfort you during your periods of sadness and loving memories of your dad, grandfather, and siblings keep him forever in your hearts. God bless you all.
Florine Weston
September 14, 2019
I've know James since High School!! What a great Guy!! Always ready with a smile and since of humor! He was god father to my son Darren Collier and he will certainly be missed! I'm in another city, but his homegoing is a tremendous loss!!
Maxine Davis
Friend
September 13, 2019
James was such an integral part of our Roosevelt Class of 1958 Reunion Committee. He always had great ideas and provided us with interesting souvenirs. James was a friend whose sense of humor was welcomed. It was a pleasure knowing him for all these years. He will be missed. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and to Carol.
Adlee Hodges
September 13, 2019
Adlee Hodges
September 13, 2019
Rest in Peace
Tamilla "Tammi" Calloway
September 13, 2019
Prayers and condolences to the family and loved ones of James Calvin Dungy. You're in my thoughts and prayers.
Wesley Sykes
September 13, 2019
To The Family of James Dungy:
No one can prepare for a loss. However, you can take comfort in knowing that your loved one is now resting in the arms of our Lord, and you now have an angel watching over you. Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss and God bless your family.
Aurelia & Gregory Weaver
September 13, 2019
My condolences to Carol Cody, and the family of Mr. James Dungy
Mr. Dungy was a kind and gentle man, with a sweet spirit. I worked with him at Gary City Court. He will be truly missed.
Rest in heaven Mr. Dungy
Marilyn Garner
September 13, 2019
My condolences to Carol Cody and the family of Mr. Dungy
He was a kind and gentle man with a sweet spirit.
I worked with Mr. Dungy at Gary City Court. He will truly be missed.
Rest in Heaven Mr. Dungy
Marilyn Garner
September 12, 2019
The Dungy Family,
I will miss James, we've been friends & church members for years. He was always a person willing to help others. I talk about him Sat. morning. before I learned of his passing & the sweet potatoe pie he & Carol told me about. I hated that I wasn't able to get one for the picnic. He was always a gentleman. May the Lord grant you eternal rest.
Shirley Warrington
September 12, 2019
Going to miss you. Breakfast on Thursdays won't be the same. The knowledge and gift of gab you would bring each time will be remember. Take your rest now. My sincere condolences goes out to the family
Marvin Malone
September 12, 2019
I am so proud to say that James was my friend!!
Gordon Fleming
September 12, 2019
My deepest sympathy goes out to the ,
To my fellow Yokefellow May you RIP.
Joseph Wysinger
Joseph Wysinger
September 11, 2019
Greta E. Heard is extending her heartfelt condolences to the family and to the lady love of his life on the loss of their loved one, Mr. James Dungy. We worked together at the Gary traffic night court. A kind smile and wit out of this world!! GOD sent his angels to give you your wings to come home and rest my kind friend. You are now in paradise!!
Greta HEARD
September 11, 2019
What a wonderful spirit he brought to all of those he met. James was a classmate and kind friend. I will keep his family and friends in prayer.
Alison Jones
September 11, 2019
The Gary Section National Council of Negro Women, Inc. bow in humble submission to the will of God. Our loss is heavens gain. We are missing you already. Sleep in Peace our brother.
Sherryle Chanel Woods
September 11, 2019
The Gary Section National Council of Negro Women, Inc. bow in humble submission to the will of God. Our loss is heavens gain. Sleep in Peace Mr. Dungy. You are missed already.
Sherryle Chanel Woods
September 11, 2019
RIP DUNGY,
THE times we all shared at the Gary Area Career will live on until the last one of us.
Eric Johnson
September 11, 2019
my most sincerest condolences to mr dungy and ms cody and the family
marian ivey
September 11, 2019
rip my friend you shall be missed
Gwendolyn West
September 11, 2019
Our Sincere Condolences to the DUNGY FAMILY on the passing of James.

The DUNGY family and the IRONS family grew up together on Grant street and we all attended Roosevelt High School. James graduated from Roosevelt with our now deceased brother; Lethenius Irons. I attended Roosevelt and graduated with the DUNGY TWINS!

Our prayers go out to the family. May God comfort your hearts and give you fond memories of James.

God Bless:
THE IRONS FAMILY:
Earmon J. Irons, Jr.
Syrathia Irons-Thaxton
Evie Irons
Gerald D. Irons, Sr.
Syrathia Irons Thaxton
September 11, 2019
James Dungy and his family will be long remembered by their friends and associates.
GOD made him a man of service, he will be remembered.
George W. Sherrell III
George Sherrell III
September 11, 2019
What a beautiful life he lived. I'm so very sorry for your loss.
Linda Barnes-caldwell
September 11, 2019
Breakfast Club
Jim made a choice to join our class, take our class name, and became part of our family The RHS Class of 1961 Breakfast Club.

Thanks Jim, the laughter you brought us was just like medicine.

Eli Johnson, Jr. & The Breakfast Club
Eli Johnson, Jr.
September 11, 2019
RHS CLASS OF 61 BREAKFAST CLUB
ELI JOHNSON, JR.
September 11, 2019
MAY GOD KEEP HIS ARMS WRAPPED AROUND YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. PRAYING FOR YOU.
HE WILL BE MISSED.
Sadie Ethridge
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