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Charles I. "Chick" Dunlap

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Charles I. "Chick" Dunlap Obituary
Charles I. 'Chick' Dunlap of West Caln Twp. Charles I. "Chick" Dunlap, 87, of West Caln Twp., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 22, 2012. He was the widower of Elizabeth A. "Betty" Dunlap with whom he shared 51 years of marriage at the time of her passing on November 8, 1999. Born, May 9, 1924 in Coatesville, he was the son of the late George F., Sr. and Roberta Buck Dunlap. He was a 1942 graduate of the former Scott High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Chick was self-employed in the family business, started by his father, Dunlap Builders of Wagontown, having built many of the homes and sites in the Wagontown and West Caln area, retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Wagontown Union Chapel which he attended all his life and over the years, he had served on the Board of Church Council and Usher Team. He was a Charter member of the Wagontown Fire Co., and a member of the Brandywine Goddard #383 Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed sports and in particular baseball, having played softball in community and church leagues in his earlier years and he enjoyed following the Phillies each season. Chick is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn D. Robinson and her husband Randall of W. Brandywine Twp.; two granddaughters, Lisa R. Howard and husband Ernie of East Fallowfield and Lorrie A. Robinson of Newtown Square; two great-granddaughters, Lauren E. and Abigail G. Howard; and his twin brother, J. Gordon Dunlap. He was preceded in death by two siblings, Alice I. Miller and George F. Dunlap, Jr. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening, March 27, from the Wagontown Union Chapel, 469 West Kings Hwy., Wagontown, with a viewing from 5:45 pm to the time of the service. Interment will be private. In his memory, donations may be made to the Wagontown Chapel, P.O. Box 200, Wagontown, PA 19376 or the Wagontown Fire Co., P.O. Box 185, Wagontown, PA 19376. Arrangements by the Wilde Funeral Home, Parkesburg. Online condolences may be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Mar. 24, 2012
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