Gordy Dunlap went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 3, 2013, just six days before his 89th birthday.|
He was the son of the late George F. Dunlap Sr. and Roberta Buck Dunlap.
Born on Mother's Day in 1924, he and his late brother "Chick" were the first twins born in the Coatesville Hospital.
He was the husband of the late Alice Ranck Dunlap, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage at the time of her passing in 2007.
Gordy was a 1942 graduate of Scott High School and proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was a lifelong resident of Wagontown and was a self-employed builder who along with his brothers built many of the homes in the area.
He was a member of Wagontown Chapel, the Masonic Lodge and Pine View Hunting Camp.
Gordy enjoyed hunting, fishing, fixing up old cars, he could yodel, had a good singing voice and was a very good artist.
He is survived by two daughters, Rebecca, wife of Scott Sanner of Coatesville, and Linda, wife of John Chamberlain of Mapleton Depot, Pa.; two grandchildren, Susan Vaughan and Mike Schulz, husband of Courtney Schulz of Coatesville; and five great-grandchildren, Jake, Josh and Joey Vaughan, and Tyler and Faith Schulz.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jeanne Sanner; his two brothers, "Chick" and "June" Dunlap; and sister, Alice Miller.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, May 8, at the Maclean-Chamberlain Funeral Home, with a time of visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
A Masonic service will start at 11:45 a.m.
Interment will follow the service in Hibernia United Methodist Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wagontown Union Chapel, P.O. Box 20, Wagontown, PA 19376.
Arrangements are being handled by the Maclean-Chamberlain Funeral Home Inc., Wagontown, 610-384-7191.
Published in Daily Local News on May 6, 2013