James Richard Dunn

May 26-1967-Aug. 16, 2023


James Richard Dunn, 56, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 16, 2023, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He was born May 26, 1967, in Cookeville, to James D. Dunn and Yvonne Roberts. James enjoyed fishing; his family; his dog, Bo; and his cat, Cali.

In addition to his mother, James was preceded in death by two grandsons, Lucas and Everett Harbaugh.

Survivors include his wife, Denissa Dunn, of Sparta; daughters, Destiny Harbaugh (Tyler), of Carthage, Amanda Dunn (Richard), of McMinnville, Daesha Madewell (Kevin), of Sparta; son, Dakota Dunn (Katy), of Sparta; grandchildren, Layla, Ansleigh, and Samuel Cunningham, Tristan, Brayston, and Lincoln Harbaugh, and Baby Dunn to arrive soon; parents, James and Rosie Dunn, of Sparta; and siblings, Randy Dunn, Timothy Brock, and Melissa Pope.

Funeral service was 1 p.m., Aug. 19, 2023, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, with burial in Elrod Cemetery. Seth Price officiated.

 Oak Lawn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.