Jan. 25, 1947 - Oct. 31, 2013
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DOWAGIAC - Jeffrey L. Dunlap, 66, passed away at Kindred Hospital in Mishawaka, IN, on October 31, 2013. He was born on January 25, 1947, in Adrian, MI. He was united in marriage to Amber King on April 13, 1968, in Dowagiac, MI. He proudly served in the U.S. Army as a Medic during the Vietnam War with Co. A 326th Med. Bn. 101st Airborne Div. He worked as a store manager for Lou-Ann's in Dowagiac in the early 70s and then for over 22 years as Service and Parts Manager at Russell's Foreign Car Repair in Berrien Springs. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved to hunt, fish and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Amber Dunlap; a son, Brad (Michele) Dunlap of Dowagiac; a daughter, Tracie (Mike) Weiss of LaPorte, IN; five grandchildren, Stephanie, Ashley, Lisa, Justine and Connor; four great-grandchildren, Leyna, Jordyn, Madison and Jonathon; one sister, Chris (Norman) Chervo of Henderson, NV; a sister-in-law, Helen Gallup of Jonesville, MI; and a brother-in-law, Bob (Linda) King of Niles, MI. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilma Stark and Edson Gallup, and one brother, Edson Gallup Jr. His family will gather with friends on Monday, November 4, 2013, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Clark Chapel, 405 Center St., Dowagiac, MI. A Memorial Service will be held on November 5, 2013, at 11:00 am at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 603 McCleary St., Dowagiac, MI. He will be laid to rest at Mission Hill Memorial Gardens, Niles, MI. Please take the opportunity to sign his guest book and leave a memory of Jeffrey at www.charkch.com.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Nov. 3, 2013