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Oren Dale Dunigan

Springdale, AR, 1935 - 2012

Oren (Dale) Dunigan, of Springdale, passed away Friday, March 16, 2012 at the age of 76. He was born June 23, 1935, in Maysville, Oklahoma to parents Jack Dunigan and Oneta (Shriver) Dunigan. Dale served his country in the United States Air Force for 20 years, including service in Vietnam. He also served as a mechanic for a private contractor during Desert Storm. He was an aircraft mechanic for many years. Following his retirement, Dale and his wife Eva traveled the country. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and muzzle loading gun enthusiast. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family. He is survived by his wife Eva Dunigan, of Springdale, AR, three daughters, Lynne Dunigan & wife, Lisa Little, of Elkins, AR, Kathy Branfield & husband Brad, of Clovis, NM, and Sandra Dunigan, of Springdale, AR, six grandchildren, Jessica & Olivia Wood, of Fayetteville, AR, Julia & Alesandra Wood, of Elkins, AR, and Nick & Jake Branfield, of Clovis, NM, as well as Boots the Cat. Services will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762. Please visit to sign the online guestbook. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Published March 18, 2012

Nelson-Berna Funeral Home and Crematory
4520 North Crossover Road, P.O. Box 8982, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-521-5000