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Stuart Orlando Dunnavant

September 11, 1947 December 6, 2015
Stuart Orlando Dunnavant
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Stuart Orlando Dunnavant, 68, of Farmville, VA passed away on December 6, 2015.
He was born in Farmville, VA to the late Stuart S. and Ruby Thompson Dunnavant on September 11, 1947.
He graduated from Piedmont Law Enforcement Academy in 1973 and went to work at Crewe Police Dept. He moved to Farmville Police Dept in 1973 as patrolman then sergeant and Lieutenant and later promoted to Chief of Police where he worked from 1999 to 2009. During this time he dedicated his life to his community in many capacities of law enforcement such as head of the Tactical Team, Farmville Fire Dept and served on the board of directors of the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy and a member of the Piedmont Law Enforcement Association. After he retired from the Farmville Police Dept he worked part time for the Buckingham Sheriffs Dept until his death.
He is survived by his wife; Kathy Crump Dunnavant, a son; Stuart “Greg” Dunnavant of Farmville, a daughter; Lynn Dunnavant-Biggers (Craig) of Keysville, a granddaughter; Aarica Daniels and a great granddaughter; McKenzie, a step sister; Nancy Nowlin of Victoria, a niece; Samantha Dunnavant and many special cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother; Floyd F. Dunnavant.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 11:00AM in the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home with interment to follow in Trinity Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at Puckett Funeral Home.
Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family.

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