Bubba Dunlap

Robert E. “Bubba” Dunlap Jr., 61, of Puryear died Friday, July 16, 2021, at his home.

A private family service will be held at a later date with burial at Puryear City Cemetery. McEvoy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dunlap was born Feb. 21, 1960, in Henry County. He was the son of the late Robert Emmet “Buddy” Dunlap Sr. and Kay VanCleave Harris.

He married Diana Dunlap on Sept. 9, 2000, and she survives in Puryear.

Along with his wife, Dunlap is survived by two daughters, Rachael (Jaye Gore) Dunlap of Puryear and Christina (Eric) Rogers of Murray; a son, Jackey (Kim) Parker of Murray; six grandchildren: Harley Sypin, Patrick Sharp, Dustin Alexander, Austin Alexander, Erica Rogers and Autumn Rogers; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters: Kathy (Ken) Brewer of Paducah and Karen (Eddie Anderson) Harris of Paris.

In addition to his parents, Dunlap was preceded in death by a stepfather, Benny “Red” Harris; and a brother, Ricky “Box” Dunlap.

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