George T. Dunlap III

ESCANABA – George T. Dunlap III, 83, 3102 18th Rd, Escanaba, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.

He was born on Dec. 18, 1929, in Swannanoa, N.C., son of George T. and Mae Dunlap II. George received a business degree while attending Cloverland College in Escanaba.

George served in the U.S. Air Force from Aug. 20, 1949, until his honorable discharge on Jan. 19, 1953.

On Sept. 5, 1953, George married the former Bette L. Bartley at St. Patrick’s Church in Escanaba.

George worked for Anderson Brother’s Pipeline and Michigan Bell Telephone Company.

He was past secretary and treasurer for the Teamsters Local 328.

Among survivors include his wife, Bette Dunlap of Escanaba; son, George (Donna) Dunlap of Escanaba; and sister, Mary Barnhardt of Winston Salem, N.C.

George was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jeff; and sister, Anna Dunlap.

A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the Dunlap family. Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.

Memorials in George’s name can be directed to Area One Special Olympics.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Dunlap family with arrangements.