Mark Dunstan II
unknown - January 7, 2011
Mark Kenton Dunstan II, age 20, of Eldon, passed away Friday, January 7, 2011, in Mountain View, from injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident. He had fallen asleep and died dreaming of the people and things he loved. On March 21, 1990, he was born in Osage Beach, to Mark Kenton Dunstan I and Melissa Renee (Cooper) Scritchfield. Mark graduated third in his class at Eldon High School in 2008 where he played the trombone in the High School Band and the Jazz Band. During high school, he was also a four-time recipient of the Kiwanis top 10% award, always made the A honor roll, was a member of track and cross country, Who's Who Among High School Students, S.A.D.D., National Society of High School Scholars, the Lake Area Community Orchestra, Missouri Lions Band, Prom Committee, Spanish Club, Science Club, National Honor Society, Drama Club, Academic Bowl, and he was his Senior Class Vice President. He was a member of the Eldon United Methodist Church. During high school he worked at the Cree Mee. He attended Missouri S & T in Rolla, where he was in his third year. He was majoring in Computer Engineering and played in the University Orchestra. He was currently employed at Quiznos in Rolla. He loved playing World of War Craft video game and enjoyed his online friends. He enjoyed riding his bicycle and moped. He also enjoyed shooting at the gun range and running. Mark was a loving son, brother, grandson, and nephew and dearly loved the company of his many friends and family. Survivors include: his parents, Mark Dunstan I and wife Tracy of Eldon, and Melissa Scritchfield and husband John of Nixa; his sisters, Wendi Lynn Dunstan of Eldon, Ciara Nicole Wood of Manhatten, Kan., Hannah Joelle Lofton of Nixa, Chloe BreAnne Lofton of Nixa, Jennifer Renee' Scritchfield of Nixa, and Kirsten Michelle Scritchfield of Nixa; his grandparents, Ken and Patty Dunstan of Versailles, Jan Dunstan of Sedalia, Linda May of Eldon, Ray McGhay Jr. of Latham, Darrell and Karen Cooper of Eldon, Dotty and Derrill Wood of Olathe, Kan., and Jim and Sharon Scritchfield of Cassville; his great-grandparents, Margret and Orville Alexander of Eldon; and numerous aunts and uncles. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Eldon High School Commons. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Mark Kenton Dunstan II "Markie Mark" Educational Scholarship Fund. Arrangements are under the directions of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.phillipsfuneralhomeeldon.com
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