Wayman Ford Dunlap, 91, Chanute, died Saturday, March 17, 2012 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Wayman was born Oct. 17, 1920 in Springtown, Texas, the son of Benjamin G. and Ollie Richburg Dunlap. He graduated from Springtown High School. He later attended Oklahoma A&M receiving his Master’s Degree in 1952.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII.
He was united in marriage to Buenta “Bea” Dunn on Jan. 13, 1943 in Ozark, Mo. They moved to Chanute in 1957. Bea preceded him in death on March 30, 2002.
Wayman worked for Farmland Industries until his retirement in 1985.
He is survived by two sons, James Gregg Dunlap, Leawood, and Ronald Dunlap, Independence; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Marvin L. Dunlap, Springtown, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bea; a daughter, Jean Morarity; a son Michael Kent; four brothers, Lonnie, Andy, Billy Ray, and Jay; and two sisters, Alma Earl and Viola Allison.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 21at the First Methodist Church in Chanute. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening fom 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.
Memorials in his name may be made to First United Methodist Church and may be left with the funeral home.
To leave a special message for the family on-line, visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com