Arthur Dunnigan

Hamilton County

Arthur James Dunnigan, 89, went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. He was born on Sept. 4, 1923 in Richmond, Va.He was educated in Huntsville, Ala. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a Sergeant in World War II. He was a member of Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church.He was a hard worker, usually working two jobs to support his family. He was a quiet, loyal, loving and supportive man. He worked several jobs including 18 years at Erlanger Hospital and retiring from Walter A. Wood Supply after 35 years at the age of 80.During his retirement, he enjoyed word games, reading and watching Law and Order (all of them). He loved to travel and spend time with his family.Arthur was preceded in death by his parents, Harry Dunnigan, Lou Ollie Kelly Dunnigan-Toney; and sister, Lucy Battle; and nephew, Abraham Battle.Precious and loving memories will remain with loving wife of 60 years, N. Berthene Dunnigan; daughters, Yvonne (Yancey) Thomas, Lily Dunnigan, of Chattanooga and Cynthia (Lonnie) Dawkins, of Nashville; seven grandchildren, Michael J., Kerry L., Anthony L. and Kenisha N. Dunnigan, of Chattanooga, and Damien O., Jacqueline M. and Danielle E. Dawkins, of Nashville; eight great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Services will be held at noon on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church.Interment in Lakewood, East.The body will lie in state after noon today at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

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