Jackie Dunlap, 72, of Fort Phantom Lake, Texas, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, at his residence.
He was born May 12, 1933, in Dunlap to Robert Cecil Dunlap and Hyla Vee Arnold Dunlap.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 in the Korean War. He was a repairman for Mountain Bell Telephone for 27 years. He was self-employed for 10 years and later worked for Furr’s Supermarket as a truck driver. He married Dorothy Leatherwood in Ranchvale in 1952. He moved to Abilene, Texas, on July 4, 1990, from Socorro. He was a member of Fort Phantom Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his adoptive father, A.V. Tate; his parents; and a great-grandson, Trevor Cole Taylor.
He is survived by his wife; his adoptive mother, Lorene Tate of Clovis; a son, Kenny Dunlap of Fort Worth, Texas; a daughter, Annette Taylor (and husband, Don); an adopted brother, Larry Tate of Clovis; a sister, Betty Dunlap of Clovis; an adopted sister, Carolyn Harris of Clovis; three granddaughters, Crystal McCall and Tabitha Ozuna (Gus), all of Hereford, and Deedra Fuller (Duane) of Clovis; two grandsons, Dewey Taylor of Clovis and Kip Taylor (Natalie) of Abilene, Texas; six great-grandchildren; and numerous friends and relatives.
Pastor Mike Bradford will officiate services.
Burial will be in Fort Phantom Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Fort Phantom Baptist Church Building Fund, 11343 FM 600 South, Abilene, Texas 79601.
Arrangements are by The Hamil Family Funeral Home of Abilene, Texas.