Jesse Dunlap

Friday, July 31, 2009

Jesse Harold Dunlap, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center.

He was born March 10, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jesse Everett and Virginia Willeford Dunlap. He and Norma Margaret Chezem were married Aug. 13, 1973, in Jackson. She preceded him in death Nov. 5, 2000.

Jesse worked in the construction business in Cape Girardeau all his life. He also worked at M.E. Leming Lumber Co. He retired in 1975.

Survivors include a son, Wesley O. (Beverly) Dunlap of Cape Girardeau; four grandchildren, Christi L. Dunlap and Shana R. King of Jackson, Taryn B. Schweain of Cape Girardeau, Dylan W. Dunlap of Chaffee, Mo.; four great-grandchildren, Kylie S. Dunlap, Elijah N. King and Jonah C. King, all of Jackson, and Josiah D. Schweain of Cape Girardeau.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Daniel Wade Dunlap, in June 1995.

Funeral service was private, with burial in Lorimier Cemetery.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.