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Phillip (Shug) Dunbar, Russell Co., KY (1941-2014)

He was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident at the time of his death. He was the son of hte late Omra & Bernice Rexroat Dunbar. He leaves many relatives in Adair and Russell Counties, including four children in Columbia, KY, among a total of 13 direct and three step living descendants. He was a drywall finisher.
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Phillip (Shug) Dunbar, 72, of Russell Springs, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Russell County Hospital.

Funeral service for Phillip "Shug" Dunbar will be 12pm noon CT, Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY. Burial will be in the Rexroat Cemetery.

Phillip (Shug) Dunbar, Russell Co., KY (1941-2014)

He was born Sunday, July 6, 1941 in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Omra & Bernice Rexroat Dunbar. He died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 72 years, 9 months, and 23 days.

He was a drywall finisher.

Survivors include the following:
  • Five children: Kelly (Fred) Shepard, Russell Springs, KY; Jeff (Laurie) Dunbar, Cindy (Mike) Brockman, Phil (Melissa) Dunbar, and Pam (Doug) Vanarsdale, all of Columbia, KY

  • Step daughter: Angel (Chris) Hadley, Russell Springs, KY

  • Eight grandchildren

  • Two step grandchildren

  • Sister: Phyllis (Clifford) Loy, Mt. Washington, KY

  • A very special friend: Reva Decker

  • Special friends: Katherine Grider, Phil Trotter, and Jackie Bolin
Send a condolence to the family of Phillip (Shug) Dunbar.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.

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Phillip (Shug) Dunbar, Russell Co., KY (1941-2014)

2014-04-30 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo from Bernard Funeral Home.
Phillip (Shug) Dunbar, Russell Co., KY (1941-2014)

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