SGM (Ret) Edward James “EJ” Dunn, age 49, of Vine Grove, Ky. (originally from South Fork, PA.) was born on January, 7th 1970 and died June 27th, 2019.
Edward was a fiercely, passionate patriot, he retired after serving 25 years in the US Army from 1988-2013; He served in Operation Desert Storm, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 919 as well as a Kosair Shriner. He was a part of Hero’s Haven. He was a mentor to a Cadet at Bluegrass Challenge Academy, a member of SGT Majors Academy, and an instructor for Scout Leaders Course.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alan Dunn.
Edward is survived by his wife, Samantha and two sons; Brandon, SFC Austin Dunn & his wife, Amanda (Beniek); one grandson Lucas; his mother, Grace Huff; one brother, Christopher Huff & his wife, Kali (Anderson).
Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until 8:00 PM Sunday at Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY.
A graveside service with military honors for Mr. Dunn will be held at 10:00 AM, July 2, 2019 at the KY Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.
With Edward being passionate about his career in the military, he always wanted to give back to Veterans. Our Family is asking for you to make a donation in E.J.’s name through Missions 22. Missions 22’s purpose is to support soldiers suffering with PTSD. Instead of sending flowers we want to carry on his passion for supporting our Veterans.
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