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JERRY WAYNE DUNIGAN


is honored on Panel 12E, Line 60 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thank you LCPL Dunigan

    Posted on 11/12/03 - by Donald Lytle afarmersboy@yahoo.com
    Although we never met personally, I want to thank you Jerry Wayne Dunigan, for your courageous and valiant service, faithful contribution, and your most holy sacrifice given to this great country of ours!

    Your Spirit is alive--and strong, therefore Marine, you shall never be forgotten, nor has your death been in vain!

    Again, thank you LCPL Jerry Wayne Dunigan, for a job well done!

    REST IN ETERNAL PEACE MY MARINE FRIEND


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  • Gone but not forgotten.

    Posted on 6/29/99 - by Harry Hall hhall@mto.infi.net
    Jerry was my 1st cousin. We were at times very close, he entered the Marines and I chose the Air Force. I was a pall bearer at his funeral. It is a memory I will never forget. Rest well, Jerry.
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  • "Jerry Wayne Dunigan: The Cousin I Never Knew"

    Posted on 5/4/99 - by Shannon Lampley Coyle
    Jerry Dunigan is my 3rd cousin and I never knew him. I remember looking through my mother's trunk full of family keepsakes when I was young and finding the newspaper clippings of Jerry's death and burial. This was when Jerry became real for me. I cried when I read of how he died and saw the pictures of the military burial he was given in Fooks Cemetery where all of my father's family are buried. In the clippings, there is a story told about Jerry helping to fix the Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church roof which is just down the road from where he grew up. At some point during that day, he fell off the roof. Miraculously, he wasn't hurt and continued with the job. That was just the kind of person he was. Not long after that--in 1966--Jerry came back to that church for his funeral. I thought of the first time I visited the Wall in 1987 and I think of him still. Jerry made all of us from Possum Trot Kentucky very proud!
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The Wall of Faces

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