1 Thessalonians 4:14 " For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him."
The Family Tribute
Mr. Nathaniel Howard Dunlap, Jr.
A smile for all, a heart of gold, one of the finest this world could hold
Never selfish, always kind, these are the memories he leaves behind…
Nathaniel Howard Dunlap Jr., 57, departed this life on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at his residence, unexpectedly. He was born in Iredell County on April 21, 1963, and was the son of Nathaniel Howard Dunlap, Sr. and Joann White Dunlap.
He was married to Ruby Howell Dunlap, who preceded him in death. In addition to his spouse, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Maurice Bernard Campbell, Jr. He was employed by Commercial Trucking as a Truck Driver. He was a member of St. Joseph Baptist Church.
Left to cherish his precious memory in addition to his parents, Nathaniel Dunlap, Sr. and Joann White Dunlap, are his children, Maurice (Kimberly) Campbell of Statesville, Jasmine Dunlap and Tychelle Ashley Campbell, both of Harmony; his former wife of 18 years, Antoinette Campbell Dunlap of Harmony; three grandchildren, Clayton Brown, Nevada Antionette Campbell and Cyrice Campbell; one great-grandchild, Zaylen Brown; four brothers, Steven (Monica) Dunlap of Charlotte, Diarra Dunlap of Nebraska, Shawn Jones of Springfield, MA, and Ryan Jones of Charlotte; five sisters, his twin, Natalie (David) Mott of Statesville, Alfreda Dunlap of Greensboro, Tonya Dunlap (James) Troublefield, Cassandra D. Haberern (Ross) and Sheila Rousseau, all of Statesville; five nephews, five nieces, ten great nieces, one great great niece, aunts, Modean Dunlap, Margaret Dunlap Shipp and Pauline Dunlap Byers; special cousins, Johnnie Bell McClelland, and Thelma (James) Oakley; three special friends, Wayne Church, Tonya Holmes and Phillip “Byrd” Nichols, cousins, other relatives, St. Joseph’s Baptist Church family, and friends.
It seems so unreal that you are gone,
When just the other day
You walked and talked and laughed with us
Then suddenly slipped away
Your peaceful smile, your joyful laugh
How sweet the memory still
The parting left an aching void
This world will never fill.
Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Thursday, November 5th, 2020, at 1:00 .pm. at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. Reverend Darrick Clemons will officiate and burial will follow in the St. Joseph Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visit the Book of Memories for Mr. Dunlap at www.rutledgeandbigham.com.
There will be NO PUBLIC VISITATION (WAKE), unfortunately, with the COVID-19 Virus. We, at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, along with other funeral homes across the country, have been issued a mandate to limit the number of family and/or friends at funeral services. YOU CAN ONLY ENTER THE FUNERAL WITH A FUNERAL PASS WHICH WILL BE GIVEN TO THE FAMILY.
GENERAL PUBLIC VIEWING WILL BE HELD ON Wednesday, November 4, 2020, beginning from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and resume Thursday Morning, November 5, 2020 from 9:00 A.M. UNTIL THE FUNERAL HOUR.
Visit the Book of Memories for Mr. Dunlap on at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Dunlap Family.
GO TO VIEW ONLINE STREAMING OF THE SERVICE...GO TO FACEBOOK TO Bernardeane's Page
AFTER THE SERVICE IS OVER YOU CAN VIEW THE ONLINE VIDEO BY CLICKING ON HIS PICTURE ON OUR WEBSITE. GO TO The BOOK OF MEMORIES CLICK ON PHOTOS AND VIDEO. YOU WILL SEE A LINK TO FACEBOOK - THAT'S THE ONLINE VIDEO.