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Devin Lee Dunkle

April 16, 1992 — November 30, 2023

Altus

Devin Lee Dunkle, 31, passed away at his home in Altus, Oklahoma on Thursday, November 30, 2023. A private, family memorial will take place later. Cremation arrangements are under the care of Kincannon Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

 

Devin Lee Dunkle was born on April 16, 1992, in San Antonio, Texas to Brian and Debbie (McElhaney) Dunkle. He graduated with the Class of 2010 from Altus High School, later attending Western Oklahoma State College. Devin was a patient of St. Jude and a great advocate for their work. He received Christ as his Lord and Savior in the summer of 2001 and was baptized in West Fork, Arkansas. Devin was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church and enjoyed gaming and traveling, especially cruises where he always met new friends. Devin was a poet at heart; sharing his talent hours before his passing including….

 

Farewell

To my family and friends

If this is my farewell send

I know that you will be sad

Just think of the good times that we had

I know sometimes I felt like a crutch

But I loved you all so very much

 

Home Again

To my family and my friends

Listen to my farewell send

As memories flow

And tears are cried

The good thoughts flow

Inside your mind

Now listen well my fam and friends

I’ll see you in the stars again

 

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Calvin Dunkle. Those left to honor Devin’s memory are his parents, Brian and Debbie; brother, Matthew; grandmothers, Charline Dunkle and Fran McElhaney; aunt, Alison; uncle and aunt, Duane and Becky; and many friends and travel buddies.

 

Online tributes may be made at kincannonfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made in Devin’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 

 

We felt your love as you told us goodbye

As we knelt beside you and watched with a mourning sigh.

No more words and no more breath

Just the memories is all we have left.

We tried to be strong to help keep you calm

Not realizing that you were the strong one all along.

Our hearts break and our souls are sad

But knowing you are playing now makes us glad.

You fought so hard and suffered so long

But now you have the strength to dance to your favorite song.

                                                     Love Always, Mom

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