August 30, 1921 - December 2, 2013
Raymond L. Dunlap, 92, formerly of Fayette City, passed away, Monday, December 2, 2013 in Mon Valley Hospital with his family by his side. Born in Vandergrift on August 30, 1921, he was the son of Anna Kenner Dunlap Wilson, Ray Dunlap and the step son of Clarence Wilson. Ray had been a member of the Fayette City Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, the Fayette City American Legion and an honorary member of the Naomi Club. He and his wife June enjoyed playing cards at the Center on the Hill and spent many wonderful years with their children and grandchildren at their camp at Confluence. He had been employed by the former B & O and the Donora Southern Railroad, and later retired from the Allenport Plant of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Company. He also served in the Civilian Conservation Corps before entering the Army where he served his country during World War 2 in the 101st Airborne Division jumping on D-Day and later into Holland. He walked in Betzstone, Belgium and received a Bronze Star for the Battle of the Bulge. Survivors include his wife, the love of his life for 68 years, June McCrory Dunlap, whom he married at Ft. Dix, NJ on June 13, 1945, one daughter, Jill Layhue of Belle Vernon, with whom he made his home, one son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey L. and Gloria Dunlap of Canfield, OH, a son-in-law, James Layhue, two grandchildren, Mark (Krista) Dunlap of Austintown, OH and Brian Layhue of Pittsburgh and one great grandchild, Mason A. Dunlap. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Dorinsky and a brother, Sonny Wilson. Friends will be received 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Thursday in the Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon. (724-929-5300) www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com Funeral services will be in the funeral home Thursday at 12:30 P.M. with Elder Thomas Kostelac officiating. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery. The family would like thank Amedysis Home Hospice for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Center on the Hill.
Raymond L. Dunlap, 92, formerly of Fayette City, passed away, Monday, December 2, 2013 in Mon Valley Hospital with his family by his side. Born in Vandergrift on August 30, 1921, he was the son of Anna Kenner Dunlap Wilson, Ray Dunlap and... View Obituary & Service Information
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