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Lelbert "Leb" H Dunning

November 16, 1928 ~ January 26, 2019 (age 90)



Lelbert H. “Leb” Dunning, age 90 of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 6:45 am on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Pastor Joey Dunning and Pastor Steve Heisner officiating. Burial will follow in the Metropolis Memorial Gardens.

Lelbert was retired from Allied Signal, a member of the First Baptist Church of Metropolis, and a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean war.

Lelbert is survived by his wife of 60 years, Catherine (Windhorst) Dunning of Metropolis, IL; daughter, Gina Dunning and husband Butch Jones of Metropolis, IL; son, Joey Dunning and wife Patricia of West Frankfort, IL; grandchildren, Laura Woolard and husband Tony, Christian Dunning, Makayla Dunning; sister, Eva Eulene Schuler of Metropolis, IL; brother, Sam Dunning of Metropolis, IL; sister-in-law, Maxine Schneider of Metropolis, IL; several nieces and nephews.

Lelbert was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Gertrude (Kingsley) Dunning; sisters, Lucille Dowell and Ava Erlene Thornley; brothers, Fred Dunning, Jack Dunning, and Hillis Dunning.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019 from 9 am to 11 am at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Mission Fund, 307 Massac Creek Road, Metropolis, IL 62960 or Project Hope Humane Society, P.O. Box 125, Metropolis, IL 62960.

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January 28, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960

Funeral Service
January 28, 2019

11:00 AM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960


First Baptist Church Mission Fund
307 Massac Creek Road, Metropolis IL 62960

Project Hope Humane Society
PO Box 125, Metropolis IL 62960
Tel: 1-618-524-8939

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