Joy Howard Dunlap

Joy Howard Dunlap, 90, of Alabaster, Ala., passed away Sept. 24, 2013. Joy manifested a great deal of care for his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He constantly repeated his gratitude for his life as a Christian, a veteran and a family man.

 His survivors include his loving wife, Maria Jackie Dunlap; seven children; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  

 The family will receive friends at Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, 858 Kent Dairy Road, Alabaster, Ala., from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 30 with a memorial service to follow at 4:30 p.m.

 A committal service with honors will be held in the Alabama National Cemetery Oct. 1.

There will be a memorial service at at 1 p.m. Dec. 2 at Immanuel Anglican Church in Destin.

Those who wish can make a donation in the memory of Joy to the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit Memorial Fund.

Arrangements were by Charter Funeral Home.