Welcome to the memorial page for

Carol Eugene Dunlap

September 6, 1924 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 93)

Carol’s life began on September 6, 1924 in Kincaid, KS. He is the son of Clifton S. and Mamie (Canady) Dunlap. Carol is a 1942 graduate of Kincaid High School. Growing up, Carol fostered his passion for farming working alongside his father on the family farm. He was united in marriage to Helen Leibold on February 16, 1950 in Iola, KS and to Lora Mae Thompson on January 9, 1991. Carol worked many years for Skelly Oil and Texaco as an operator. He is a member of the Towanda Senior Center and the Towanda United Methodist Church. Carol was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved watching sports on TV.

Carol is survived by his children: Karen Sarnecki of Lincoln, NE; Beverly (Tim) Weber; and Brent Dunlap of Towanda; son-in-law Bobby Nixon of Oklahoma. He is survived by stepchildren Richard (Jeannie) Taylor of Lumberton, TX and Raymond (Sandra) Taylor of Towanda. Grandchildren are Jason (Amber) Sarnecki, Chris (Katie) Sarnecki, Cannon (Beca) Glock, Sara Glock, Bridget Glock, Savannah Weber, Trey Weber, Alex Dunlap, Tyler Dunlap, Paden Gomez, Katie Woll, Makenna Dunlap. Step-grandchildren are Michael (Paula) Taylor, Liz Taylor, Pam Ford, and Sasha Thompson. Carol enjoyed several great-grandchildren.

Carol passed away on January 16, 2018 at Kansas Medical Center. He is preceded in death by his wives (Helen and Lora Mae) and daughter Brenda Nixon.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Towanda Public Library
620 Highland St, Towanda KS 67144
Tel: 1-316-536-2464

Towanda United Methodist Church
103 S. 4th, Towanda KS 67144

 Service Information

January 19, 2018

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carlson Colonial Funeral Home
200 South Star
El Dorado, KS 67042

Funeral Service
January 20, 2018

11:00 AM
Towanda United Methodist Church
103 S. 4th
Towanda, KS 67144


Towanda Cemetery

Towanda, KS

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