Monday, October 4th

The high school marquee reads "Coach Dunn, We will miss you.. Our coach, our friend, our family." Coach Dunn's legacy is not just baseball success, but faith, family, and friends.

Arrangements have been made and are as follows:
Visitation at Dawson Church 5-8pm Tuesday, website for contact info, directions and parking instructions are at Many, many thanks to Dr. Gary Fenton and the Dawson church family for their unwavering support during Coach Dunn's illness.

Funeral at Dawson 2pm on Wednesday with burial at Ridout's Southern Heritage, 475 Cahaba Valley Road Pelham, AL 205-988-3511. They are expecting a capacity crowd in the sanctuary and are setting up tv and overflow capabilities in the fellowship hall.

A reception in the school lunchroom will be held after the graveside for anyone who wants to attend. Coach Dunn loved to include people and loved to eat, so the family thought this would be the best way to provide some fellowship for those who want to do so. If you contacted Melissa Gunnells about providing food, she will be in touch via email regarding a food assignment. Her home phone is 979-6631 and email is It's going to be a simple menu of pick up food, chips, and dessert. The senior baseball moms are serving and Peg Beard is coordinating for the school.

Finally, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in one of two ways either to the Sammy Dunn Memorial Fund or the Vestavia Baseball Program. Contact info is as follows:

Sammy Dunn Memorial Fund checks should be made to Merrill Lynch and sent c/o Paxton Heath at Merrill Lynch 420 North 20th St Suite 2600 Birmingham, AL 35203

Vestavia Baseball Program checks should be made to Vestavia Baseball Program and sent c/o Vestavia High School, 2235 Limerock Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

The Dunns home address for cards is 2505 Skyland Drive, Birmingham, AL 35243

On behalf of the Dunn family, thank you all for your prayers, words of encouragement, generosity, and untold acts of kindness.

"Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to Your name give glory." Psalm 115:1