Funeral Services for Mr. William Lawrence Dunigan, 90, formerly of Reck, are scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2012, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Wilson with Rev. L. D. Choate officiating. Interment will follow at Reck Cemetery, south of Wilson. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.
Mr. W. L. Dunigan was born September 18, 1922, at Reck to the late Mr. Ernest Edgar Dunigan and Mrs. Mary Ethel (Baucom) Dunigan. He departed this life Thursday, October 11, 2012, at Kingfisher, Okla.
Lawrence was a native to the Reck area residing there most all of his life. He married the former Norma Blondell Way February 23, 1942, at the Wilson City Hall. He joined the United States Army shortly afterwards on November 24, 1942, at Oklahoma City. He served honorably until his discharge on March 16, 1943, at San Diego, Calif. He farmed and ranched all of his life with the exception of working in the oilfield a few years. He loved horses and enjoyed dancing and attended the Reck Assembly of God Church.
Blondell preceded him in death on August 10, 1992. Also preceding him in death are his parents; daughters, Norma Sue - 1949, Judy -2009 and Patsy -2000; siblings, Clarence, Fred, Darlene, Bernice Mandy, Stella Mae; and great-grandchild, Austin.
Survivors include son, Odell Dunigan of Hennessey; daughters, Mary Johnson and husband, Glynn of Stratford, and Trish Eaton and husband, Tommy of Cashion; favorite daughter-in-law, Luella Dunigan of Dover; sister, Betty Shamblee of Madill; brothers, Clifford McGaughy and wife, Anna and Ernest McGaughy and wife, Selma all of Wilson; 29 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild and three more on the way; numerous other family and friends.
Pallbearers are Kenneth Odell Dunigan, Dennis Dunigan, Kevin Johnson, Jeff Johnson, Will Johnson, Waylan Johnson and Jamie Eaton. Honorary bearer is Tim Fondren.
Family visitation will be from 11 to 1 p.m. Saturday prior to the service at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Wilson.
Condolences may be sent online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.