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“Candi, my deepest sympathy to you and your girls. He's watching over yous. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Deb, Zink - Rock falls, IL

“James loved playing on the trampoline with his girls giving them strength ballance and courage ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Margaret Franks - Rock falls, IL

“Rip jimmy uncle steven lee bushman jr will miss u a lot ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Steven Bushman jr - Rock fall, IL

“So sorry for your loss. We always talked about the kid that worked so hard! He will be missed by many. Rest In Peace Slim! ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Denise & Kenny Sexton - Friend

“James, you were such an awesome character. Mister funny man of the school. We didn't really hang out or talk much, but you'll always be missed bud! ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Amber Faris - Rock falls, IL

“My sincere sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He will be sadly missed. Another angel taken to soon. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Letty Cervantez - Sterling, IL

“Miss you sweetie But you are in Gods hands and he will keep you close.l will never stop missing you ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Wanda Dunaway - Canton, OH

“Forever in our hearts and prayers.May God give you eternal rest.With love to all the family members. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jim and Debbie Houser - OH

“Prayers and thoughts to all the family ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Chuck Starlin - Mansfield, OH

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STERLING – James "Slim" Dunaway, age 27, died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at CGH Medical Center.
James was born on February 23, 1991 in Marion, Ohio the son of John and Kathryn (Bushman) Dunaway. He was employed with Perfect Tree Service in Sterling for 6 years.
Survivors include his parents, John and Kathryn Dunaway of Sterling; four daughters, Arsenia of Rock Falls, Sydney, Madelyn and Jamie all of Sterling; his Fiance`, Candi Garcia of Sterling; one sister Nicole Ferguson of Franklin Grove; two brothers, William "Jack" Dunaway II of Caldonia, Ohio and Jonathan Ferguson of Prophetstown; maternal grandparents, Bonnie Moreno of Sterling and Steven Bushman of Sterling.
He was preceded in death by one son, Santiago Allen; paternal grandparents William C. and Loretta Dunaway.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 2:00-8:00 PM Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Rock Falls American Legion Post 902, Rock Falls. Cremation rites have been accorded. Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to help with funeral expenses.
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