More detail on this person: Wayne Dunlap OSMAN - Wayne Charles Dunlap, 60, of Osman died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 26, 2006) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, 102 W. Melvin St., Bellflower. The Rev. Dorotha M. Russell will officiate. Burial will be in Bellflower Township Cemetery, Bellflower. Military rites will be accorded. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Dunlap was born Jan. 24, 1946, in Champaign, a son of Charles Henry and Thelma Mae Bryant Dunlap. He married Bonnie Louise Bright on Dec. 26, 1981, in Osman. She survives. Survivors also include his mother, Thelma Chicquette of Mahomet; a son, Charles Wayne Dunlap of Champaign; two daughters, Shawn Dunlap of Champaign and Kenna Dunlap of Mahomet; a brother, Stephen Dunlap of Colombia, South America; two sisters, Beverly Winters of Mahomet and Sandy Miller of Champaign; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother. Mr. Dunlap retired in 1994 as a brigadier general in the Illinois Army National Guard, Springfield. He was a helicopter pilot in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Bronze Star. He was the original director of Lincoln's Challenge Academy in Rantoul until 1997 and was a supervisor of helicopter flight simulators in Peoria. Mr. Dunlap graduated from Mahomet-Seymour High School in 1964 and graduated summa cum laude from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Mahomet. Memorials may be made to Wayne Charles Dunlap Memorial Fund to be used at Lincoln's Challenge Academy.
Burial information: Bellflower Township Cemetery, Bellflower, IL
This information was last updated 04/20/2018
Please send additions or corrections to: HQ@vhpa.org VHPA Headquarters
Return to the Helicopter Pilot DAT name list
Return to VHPA web site
Date posted on this site: 04/14/2021
Copyright © 1998 - 2020 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association