Funeral services for C. Wayne Dunnavant, age 66, of Lewisburg, will be held 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2022, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Owen Lewter officiating. Following funeral …
Funeral services for C. Wayne Dunnavant, age 66, of Lewisburg, will be held 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2022, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Owen Lewter officiating. Following funeral services, he is to be cremated, per his wishes. He passed from this life Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at home surrounded by his family.
Visitation will be held prior to funeral service, Monday, starting at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Born Oct. 8, 1955, in Pulaski, TN, Wayne was the son of late James and Myrtice Curtis Dunnavant. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Stephanie Dunnavant; brother, Billy Joe Dunnavant; sister, Martha Ann Dunnavant; and daughter-in-law, Jamie Casteel.
Wayne was a graduate of Pulaski High School and served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked as a mechanic in industrial maintenance for various companies throughout his career, having retired from Lewis Bakery after 10 years of employment. In his free time he enjoyed tinkering, growing excellent vegetable gardens, watching westerns, and trail riding horses with family and friends.
Survivors include his loving wife of 20 years, Rosie Burks Dunnavant; children, Eric (Leann) Dunnavant of Tullahoma and Felisha Dunnavant of Bell Buckle; step-children, Mary Ann Cabral, Paul H. Casteel, Boon Casteel, and Lilly Casteel all of Lewisburg; 15 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; sisters, Paula (Larry) Cox of Kingston and Carolyn Watkins of Pulaski; brothers, Randy (Nancy) Dunnavant and Ray (Sherry) Dunnavant both of Pulaski; and sister-in-law, Mary Dunnavant of Prospect.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.