Lawrence Dunlap (1940 - 2013)

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Lawrence G. Dunlap

1940 - 2013

Lawrence "Larry" Garrett Dunlap, MCPO USN, Retired, age 73 of Milton, Florida, said his goodbye's on December 24, 2013 while surrounded by his family at his residence.

He was a native of Graham, North Carolina and had resided in Milton, Florida since 1973. Larry wore many hats during his military career. He chaired numerous committees, authored two books in the Library of Congress and achieved the rank of Command Master Chief while serving in the U.S. Navy. He had a distinguished 30 year U.S. Navy career and retired as a war veteran.

He is survived by his "One of a Kind" wife: Dianne Dunlap; one Son: Lawrence Garrett Dunlap II; two Daughters: Brandice Janaé (Chad) Sutton and Kimberly Rae Kennedy; four Grandchildren: Dalton Dunlap, Brooke Dunlap, Koen Dunlap and Jessica Dunlap; one Great Grandchild: Leland Mullins; three Brothers: Ray Dunlap, Preston (Lori) Best and Burt Best as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. followed by funeral services at 2:00 p.m. on December 28, 2013 at Whiting Field Naval Air Station Chapel. Reverend Alton Nixon will officiate the burial and full military honors at Crain Cemetery. Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

A very special thanks to Dr. S. Al Shurieki and his caring staff and Covenant Hospice for their wonderful services and loving support for Larry and his family during these difficult times.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Dec. 27, 2013
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