Hillis M. Dunn

May 3, 2021

Hillis M. Dunn, 69, of rural Frankfort, died May 3, 2021 at his home.  He was born August 20, 1951 in Clinton County, Ind. to Max L & Nancy D. (Hillis) Dunn.  He married Patricia Bougher on March 19, 1983 in Hillisburg, Ind. and she survives.

Hillis was a 1969 graduate of Clinton Central High School and attended Purdue University, studying Agriculture and Business.  He was a lifelong Clinton County resident and farmer.  He was a member of the First Christian Church in Frankfort, and the Elks Lodge where he was past Exhaulted Ruler.  Hillis and Pat enjoyed wintering in Florida for the past 7 years.  He was an avid golfer, loved by many, a friend to many and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 10 a.m. -12 Noon Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon at the funeral home. Pastor Pam Ditson-McCall will officiate the services. Burial will follow in Whiteman Cemetery, Michigantown, Ind. Memorial donations may be made to the First Christian Church Memorial Fund, 58 S. Columbia St., Frankfort, IN 46041. Out of respect for the health, safety, and comfort of all in attendance, guests will be expected to adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks.

Survived by:

Wife: Patricia A. Dunn of rural Frankfort, 3 Sons: Beau Dunn of rural Frankfort and Chris (Charity) Keller of rural Frankfort, Matt (Jessica) Keller of rural Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Tami Hutchison of rural Kirklin and Shauna Ross of Tennessee, 4 Sisters: Loretta (husband Fred) Minnich of rural Michigantown, Elizabeth (husband Tom Murphy) Dunn of New York, Carolyn D. (husband Jeff) Williamson of Frankfort, Marilyn Dunn of Frankfort, 2 Brothers: Ted (wife Kim) Dunn of Rural Frankfort, Troy (wife Stacy) Dunn of rural Michigantown, 13 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Nathan Dunn.


Leave your Condolences

36 Condolences for “Hillis M. Dunn”

  1. Mallory White May 4, 2021 at 2:48 pm

    You are in my thoughts and prayers! Lots of love to you during this rough time!

  2. Jeffrey Hillis Johnson May 4, 2021 at 2:56 pm

    My sincerest condolences to Hillis’ family and friends.

  3. Terry & Brian Corbett May 4, 2021 at 4:48 pm

    Dear Pat and family,
    Our deepest sympathy for your loss of Hillis. Cherish those special memories!

    Hugs from your Encore Friends,
    Terry & Brian Corbett

  4. Brenda Goldsberry May 4, 2021 at 4:50 pm

    Pat, sorry for your loss. God bless you and your family.

  5. Lora Layton May 4, 2021 at 4:59 pm

    Pat, so sorry for your loss.

  6. Max Clark May 4, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My heartfelt condolences to you and all of the Dunn family.

  7. Terri Dean May 4, 2021 at 5:21 pm

    Pat, I’m so sorry to hear of Hillis passing. He was a great man. You and the kids will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Wanda Kercheval May 4, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    Sorry for your loss.

  9. David & Beverly Rogers May 4, 2021 at 6:28 pm

    Pat, You have our deepest sympathy, Hillis will be forever missed. We had a lot of good times together and you are in our prayers.

  10. Mike Nolan May 4, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    Ted, I am sorry for your loss. I will be saying a pray for your family.

  11. Dixie Rees May 4, 2021 at 7:42 pm

    Condolences to you and your family Pat.
    You are in my prayers.

  12. Lupe Thomas May 4, 2021 at 8:01 pm

    Pat, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for you and your family and a special hug, my friend.

  13. Harley and Jody Babb May 4, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    Pat and families, our prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss.

  14. John & Darla May 4, 2021 at 9:42 pm

    Pat & family, so sorry for your loss..
    Prayers and Hugs Pat!! Love You!!

  15. Reta Williams May 4, 2021 at 9:43 pm

    Loretta and the Dunn family, I am so sorry to read of Hillis’s passing. I have many, many years of knowing the Dunn family. I know that the decades of memories that you have will help you to endure your loss. My thoughts are with you all during this time. Reta Williams

  16. Laurenda Whitcomb May 4, 2021 at 10:07 pm

    Dear Pat and all the Dunn Family,
    So very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    God bless you all,
    Tom and Laurenda Whitcomb

  17. Julie & Matt May 5, 2021 at 11:42 am

    Oh Pat, Matt and I are so very sorry to hear the news of Hillis’ passing. We have so many fond memories of the two of you at the lake. He was a great man, and blessed to have had you as his soul mate. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. God Speed…

  18. Jerry Fields May 5, 2021 at 1:52 pm

    Pat, I’m very sorry that this happened to your family. I have always considered Hillis as a friend and a very class act. You are in our thoughts and prayers, Sincerely, Jerry Fields family

  19. Joyce Phillips May 5, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    Pat, I am so sorry to hear of Hillis passing. God bless you and always keep you in his loving arms. Joyce Phillips

  20. Jane Unger May 5, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    Sending our condolences. Prayers for comfort and healing from this loss. Hillis was a classmate of ours. So
    sorry to hear of his passing.
    Jon and Jane (Brandt) Unger

  21. Jeff Woods May 6, 2021 at 9:27 am

    Pat, Loretta and I are so sorry to hear about Hillis. You and the family have our heart felt condolences. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. We are going to miss his jokes and teasing, his infectious smile and laughter, Rest In Peace my friend.

  22. Richard L. Strawn May 6, 2021 at 10:30 am

    So sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

  23. Larry & Pat Newton May 6, 2021 at 11:52 am

    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Hillis. We will keep the whole family in our thoughts and prayers.

  24. Nancy Emanuelson May 6, 2021 at 4:46 pm

    Our deepest sympathies for you and your family Pat. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Nancy and Thor

  25. Peggy Clark Orem May 6, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    I am so sad for the loss of your husband, brother, father, grandfather and my cousin. We had some fun times growing up together. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  26. Toni Linson May 6, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Mike and Toni Linson

  27. Larry & Pat Newton May 6, 2021 at 9:49 pm

    We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Hillis. We will keep all the family in our thoughts and prayers.

  28. Jennifer Strain May 7, 2021 at 10:21 am

    May your memories be a great source of comfort during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  29. Don and Kathy Blanch May 7, 2021 at 10:58 am

    So very sorry for your loss. God Bless and keep you.

  30. Amy L Mennen May 8, 2021 at 8:52 am

    Our hearts are heavy for your family. Sending prayers of healing and strength for all of you.
    Hillis was a special guy and he will be sadly missed.
    Your friends at Shoups

  31. Rex Clark May 8, 2021 at 9:06 am

    My thoughts and prayers to the Dunn family, RIP cousin Hillis

  32. Kim Pletch May 8, 2021 at 10:24 am

    Pat, I’m so sorry for your loss. I have been praying for you and the kids and grandkids. I pray for peace and strength to get through this difficult time. God Bless you all. Love, Kim

  33. Kathy Roe Peter May 8, 2021 at 10:59 am

    My thoughts and Prayers go out to you all. Hugs

  34. Connie Decker May 8, 2021 at 11:05 am

    Pat, I am so very sorry for your loss.

  35. Rhonda (Butts) Edwards May 11, 2021 at 3:05 pm

    To the family,
    I want to say, I am very sorry for your loss.
    Hills always had a grin which seemed to be contagious. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  36. Ross & Carole Campbell May 18, 2021 at 10:26 am

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family in your time of grief. Due to travel restrictions, we were not able to join you this winter in Bradenton and I will sincerely miss Hillis on the golf links. Our thoughts and prayers to out to your family.

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