Isaiah (Pete) Dulin Jr.
MANSFIELD: Isaiah (Pete) Dulin Jr., 68, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at Louis Stokes VA Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio after an extended illness.
Isaiah was born July 15, 1945, in Evansville, IN, to the late Isaiah L. Dulin Sr. and Leavie D. Shackleford. He made Mansfield his home.
He served in the Navy with military honors from 1963 to 1967; he received National Defense Services Medal, Vietnam Services Medal with one Star, and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device, the Good Conduct Medal and Presidential Life time Achievement Award.
Pete leaves to cherish in his memory; a son, Mario (Clothilda) Taylor, Woodbridge, VA; two daughters, Amy (Robert) France-Wellington, of Mansfield, and Angie Watson, of Detroit, MI; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; four sisters, Joan McNeil and Patricia (Ronald) Banks, both of Mansfield, Sandra (Willie) Birmingham, of West Bloom, MI, and Shirley (Mike) Jones, of Cleveland; sister-in-laws, Maxine Parks, Mary Dulin, Sheri Dulin, Queen Dulin, all of Mansfield, and Rita Dulin, of Columbus, Martha Dulin, of South Carolina; stepmother, Valerie Dulin, of Cleveland; lifelong friends, Ronald Bond, Carrie Robertson and John Ross Brown; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Alice Dulin-Williams; six brothers, Oliver, Herbert, Edd, James, William and Robert; a niece, Jayla Banks.
The services will be held Friday, November 15, 2013, at 11 a.m., with one hour prior calling at Small's Funeral Services, 326 Park Ave W., Mansfield, Ohio 44806, with Bishop William Morris Jr. officiating. The committal services will be held at the funeral home with military honors.
The family has entrusted Small's Funeral Services with the arrangements.www.smallsfuneralservices.org