William Edward Dunivan of Puxico, Missouri, son of the late Clarence and Ella Jackson Dunivan, was born in Swinton, Missouri on August 31,1927 and passed away on December 3, 2016, at his home in Puxico, at the age of 89 years, 3 months and 3 days.
Mr. Dunivan lived in Brownwood, Missouri, then moved to Puxico in 1956. He was a member and deacon of the First General Baptist Church for 50 years. He loved to camp and see the sights. He retired from the Missouri Department of Transportation where he worked 40 years
On September 25, 1948 he married Shirley Brown in Advance, Missouri.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley Dunivan of Puxico; two sons, Eddie and Pat Dunivan of Puxcio; and James and Pam Dunivan of Poplar Bluff; six grandchildren and spouses; Danny and Tara; Joe and Stacy; Marty and Karen; Heather and Keith; Missy, Jennifer. 6 great grandchildren and spouses; Levi; Kaitlyn Payne; Chris Dunivan; Averee Dunivan; Ella Dunivan; Keaton Willcut; and Ashtyn Reese; two sisters Thelma Annis of Cape Girardeau; and Marie Light of Winterhaven Florida. Other relatives and many friends also survive.
Friends may call on Sunday, December 4, 2016, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the First General Baptist Church in Puxico, Missouri with Dr. Danny Dunivan of Evansville, Indiana and Rev. Kenneth Lambert of Bloomfield, officiating.
Interment will follow in the Puxico Cemetery in Puxico, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico, Missouri in charge of arrangements.