Matthew Robert Dunning

July 10, 2013 

Matthew Robert Dunning

Matthew Robert Dunning, age 38, of Greenwood, passed away July 4, 2013.

Matt was born Sept. 2, 1974 in Kansas City and lived his entire life in the Lee’s Summit area. He was a self-employed trim carpenter who could build most anything out of wood. Matt loved being outdoors and especially riding ATV’s in the mountains of Colorado. Matt loved music, telling jokes and more than a few friends were victims of his practical jokes. Matt graduated in 1993 from Lee’s Summit High School. He was an Eagle Scout in Troop 264, Tribe Mic-O-Say and he was a member of Lee’s Summit Christian Church.

Matt was preceded in death by his grandparents Ray and Carolina Dunning from Lee’s Summit and Mary and Merl Jones from Chillicothe.

Survivors include step-daughter, Ashley West; daughters, Mikayla and Madison Dunning; his parents, Robert and Jan; brothers Mike (Amy) and Mark (Alison) and their children; fiancée, Joli Boyd; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his daughters in a trust account (Dunning Children’s Trust Fund) and/or the Lee’s Summit Christian Church.

A memorial service was held on July 8. Cremation.

(Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW Third St., Lee’s Summit, MO., 64063, 816-524-3700.)

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