Archive for Thursday, May 29, 2003

Keith Dunavin


May 29, 2003

Services for Keith Dunavin, 16, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, May 24, at the Warren-McElwain Eudora Chapel. Burial was in Eudora Cemetery.

Keith died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo., from complications of cystic fibrosis.

He was born Oct. 11, 1986, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Kenneth Calhoon and Paula Dunavin.

Keith spent most of his life in eastern Kansas, including Eudora and Kansas City, Kan. He attended Perry Middle School.

In addition to his parents, survivors include a brother, Kenneth Calhoon, Perry; two sisters, Robin Calhoon and Brooke Calhoon, both of Kansas City, Kan.; his maternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, Roddy and Becky Dunavin, Perry; his maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Oakes, Paola; his paternal grandmother, Wanda Calhoon, Kansas City, Kan.; his maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Dunavin, Eudora; three-half brothers, Ryan Calhoon, Jason Calhoon and Brandon Calhoon, all of Leavenworth; a half-sister, Ashley Calhoon, Leavenworth; and two stepsisters, Ashley Pruitt and Amanda Pruitt, both of Kansas City, Kan.

The family suggests memorials to the Keith Dunavin Memorial Fund, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence 66047. E-mail condolences may be sent to, subject: Dunavin.

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