Caleb Madison Dunn

Caleb Madison Dunn

January 9, 1995 - August 19, 2017

Caleb Madison Dunn, affectionately known as “Bear,” departed his earthly life on August 19, 2017. Born on January 9, 1995, Caleb was 22 years old. Caleb was a Christian who had a solid trust in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Caleb was a member of St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Corbin, Ky.

A graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, Caleb was a former president and founding charter member of ATΩ fraternity at Eastern Kentucky University. He also served as the Chief Justice of the Eastern Kentucky University Student Government Association as well as Chief Justice of the Kentucky Youth Assembly.  As a senior in high school, Caleb had the honor of speaking before the United States Congress in Washington, D.C. on issues affecting Appalachia. A die-hard UK fan, Caleb never missed a game.

Caleb is survived by his parents, Andy and Kim Dunn; two sisters: Olivia and Sophia; and two brothers: Eli and Collin, as well as his two best friends: David Elliott and Brenton Smith.  Caleb also leaves behind his grandparents: Andy and Judy Dunn and Carolyn and Buddy Davidson; aunts: Angela Links (Donnie) and Andra Johnson (Mark): and uncles: Kelly Sparks (Jackie) and Steven Sparks (Darlene), as well as many great aunts and uncles and special cousins.  Caleb leaves behind his brothers of ATΩ fraternity whom he loved dearly.  Caleb was also blessed with a host of wonderful friends that will always be part of the Dunn family.  

Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Thursday, August 24, 2017, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Peter Matthews officiating.  Burial will follow in Cumberland Memorial Gardens at Lily with his brothers of AT0 fraternity serving as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 P.M. Wednesday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Caleb Dunn Eastern Kentucky University Memorial Scholarship Fund University Development Office CPO19A Eastern Kentucky University 521 Lancaster Avenue Richmond, KY 40475. 

  • Sisters of Divine Providence
    Posted at 01:01h, 23 August Reply

    Sympathy and prayers from the Sisters, especially, Sr. Juanita and Sr. Mary. May God continue to give the family strength and peace.

  • Ginny Whitehouse
    Posted at 01:23h, 23 August Reply

    I had the pleasure of working with Caleb on the student disciplinary committee at EKU. I very much appreciated his wisdom and care. He will be greatly missed.

  • Christy Baker
    Posted at 18:37h, 23 August Reply

    My most sincere sympathy to Andy, Kim, and the family. Praying for God to hold you in His hands and surround you with love, strength and peace.

  • Charlene, David, Jordan, Tristan Evans
    Posted at 00:04h, 24 August Reply

    To the family of Caleb; We were blessed to have gone to St. Camillus with Caleb and his sisters; blessed to know his wonderful parents and Grandfather, and Grandmother. Our hearts and prayers go out to each of you and we understand this pain. God Bless, David, Charlene, Jordan and Tristan Evans.

  • Bonni Sutton
    Posted at 01:30h, 24 August Reply

    Praying for family at this time for gods peace and comfort he is in a wonderful place right now my son Derek and brother Tommy also send their condolences

  • Judith Unthank
    Posted at 10:36h, 24 August Reply

    So, so sorry for the loss of this wonderful, young man. May God’s grace and peace surround you.

  • Janice Shelton
    Posted at 10:51h, 29 August Reply

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the weeks ahead that you find comfort and peace. ❤️

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