Obituary for Terry Dunagan

Terry Gene Dunagan, 66, of Central, passed away Oct. 15. Terry was born March 3, 1952 in Safford to Stephen Wallace and Ruth Bird Dunagan, joining his siblings, Larry, Ruth, Jerry, and Mike.

Terry was raised in Safford, graduating from Safford High School and then on to Eastern Arizona College.  He was blessed with two children, Twila and Stephen Dunagan, and was a pipefitter by trade, working for Phelps Dodge.  He loved to be outdoors hunting, fishing and cooking.

Terry is survived by his children, Twila and Stephen Dunagan; grandchildren, Kameron, Rachel, and Allison Clark; his siblings, Larry Dunagan and Ruth Barbier, and his three dogs.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Ruth Dunagan, and his brothers, Mike and Jerry Dunagan.

Services for Terry were held Saturday, Oct. 20, at the McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel, beginning with a viewing at 1 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m., with interment in the Safford Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory.  Online condolences may be extended at