Norman Lee Dunn

July 19, 1932December 21, 2012

Norman Lee Dunn (Lee) was born on July 19, 1932, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Delphine and Roy Dunn. After graduating from Northeast High School, he joined the United States Air Force where he served in France during the Korean War. Upon returning to Oklahoma City, Lee attended Central State College and Oklahoma City University. In 1955, he married Darlene Golden, and together they were blessed with three wonderful children and three beautiful grandchildren. For the past 52 years, Lee worked in the lighting industry. He owned and operated Lamp Service, Inc. In 1985, with his youngest son, Tim, Lee opened The Light Bulb Store. Lee loved spending time at his place at Lake Eufaula, boating and fishing, and was a long-time member of Metropolitan Baptist Church. He also loved spending as much time as possible with his children and grandchildren. Lee is survived by Darlene, his wife of 57 years, his daughter Shelly Dunn of San Diego, CA, his son Darren Dunn and wife Janice Yeary of Oklahoma City, his son Tim Dunn of Oklahoma City, and his grandchildren Jessica West and husband Josh West of Yukon, Andrew Dunn of Oklahoma City, and Hannah Oden of Edmond. He is also survived by his half sisters Kathy Hopkins of St. George, Utah, and Patti Nelson of Elko, Nevada. Services will be held Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the Baggerley Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Oklahoma Chapter of the March of Dimes, 5100 N. Brookline, Ste. 850, Oklahoma City, OK 73112. The family wishes to thank the staff at The Fountains at Canterbury for taking such wonderful care of Lee during the last few months. We will miss you, Papaw. Services entrusted to the care of Baggerley Funeral Home of Edmond, Oklahoma.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 26, 2012
  • Viewing Monday, December 24, 2012

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Fred and Joanie Allen

December 30, 2012

Our friendship with Tink spans many years. He was a good friend. We will remember him as being a funny, sentimental, caring man and a joy to be around.

December 27, 2012

Just learned of Lee's death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jim and Barbara Green

Larry & Norma Weatherman

December 26, 2012

We have fond memories of spending time with you and Lee. May God wrap his loving arms around you and give peace and comfort during this difficult time.

December 26, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Chris and Gary Purcell (Norman, OK)

Joy Fischer

December 24, 2012

Tink was so sweet to call and check on Mom and Betty. I loved visiting with him during those calls. And I loved getting a call from him when he was going to be near the lake and wanted to stop by to fish and spend the night. I knew he was in poor health when I quit getting calls from him. He was such a kind man; Randy and I will miss him! But I celebrate that his worn out "earth suit" is no longer needed, as he is fishing in Heaven with Wes. And my dad is there beside them, telling stories. We can't be at the service, as we keep our granddaughter on Wednesdays while Carly works. But please know that our prayers are with all of you!

Jim and Joyce Talley

December 24, 2012

Our love and prayers go out to you. We will miss Lee very much!

Debbie OHagan

December 23, 2012

I'm SO sad, our family is going to miss Tink so bad. He made us laugh alot and was just a warm family man.