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Carl D. Dunlap
September 24, 1927 - August 26, 2005
Carl D. Dunlap, 77, of Charlotte, NC, died August 26, 2005 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 24, 1927 in Rivermines, MO, a son of the late Louis C. Dunlap and Vida Ethel Dunlap.
From 1944 until 1974, he served during three wars and retired after 26 years of distinguished service from the military as a Criminal Investigator, and Instructor for the US Army CID Command. In World War II, he served in the US Navy aboard the USS Wilkes-Barre in the South Pacific. Mr. Dunlap served in the US Air Force in the OSI as a Special Agent when he received a direct appointment to the army as a Warrant Officer.
His professional military education included completion of the Security Programs, Drug Investigations, Criminal Investigations and the Air Force Intelligence Programs. He was sufficiently fluent in the German language to serve on the Security Teams for Presidents Kennedy, Nixon, and Queen Elizabeth while in Europe. He served in the South Pacific during World War II, and was stationed in Korea and China. Later, he served in Thule, Greenland; Sakon Nakon, Thailand; Laos, France, and Germany.
He was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, Charlotte, and since 1953, a member of the Lambskin Lodge AF&AM 460 of St. Louis, MO. He was also a 32nd degree member of the Scottish Rite, having completed his degrees in Frankfurt, Germany.
In addition to his beloved wife Herta Dunlap, survivors include sons, Ronald Dunlap and his wife Jackie of St. Louis, MO, Mark Dunlap of Greenville, NC, and his daughter Brenda Akins of St. Louis, MO; stepson Larry Parker and his wife Janet and their children of Monroe, NC; daughter in law Pamela Parker and her son of Indian Trail; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren; brothers Kenneth Dunlap and wife Karen, Louis Dunlap and wife Laurie; and sisters Lorraine Picolet and husband Dale, and Sharon Dugan and husband John, all of Missouri.
Interment with full military honors was at Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte, NC.
Published by Charlotte Observer from Aug. 27 to Aug. 29, 2005.
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