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Phillip Joseph Dunlavy

November 27, 1955 — March 1, 2023

Gulfport

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Phillip Joseph Dunlavy was born on November 27, 1955 to James Joseph Dunlavy and Suzanne (Friend) Dunlavy in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He resided in Gulfport, MS for fifteen years. Phillip passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.

He was retired from the United States Navy after twenty years of service to his country. He graduated from Bridgeport High School in Bridgeport, Ohio. He attended the Chosen Generations Church in Gulfport, MS. He loved his family and was a very caring individual. Phillip will be missed by all who knew him.

Phillip was preceded in death by his father, James J. Dunlavy; mother, Suzanne (Friend) Dunlavy Solomon; and sister, Mary Jane (Solomon) Helms.

Survivors include his siblings, Linda (Frank) S. Wills, John (Linda) W. Dunlavy, Vicki (Alan) Price, James A. Solomon Jr.,; daughters, Lisa Marie Dunlavy and Laura Jen Dunlavy; uncle, Robert (Loris) Friend; aunt, Mary and Cammell; and many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to the Singing River Hospital ICU staff members in Ocean Springs and Gulfport, MS for their kindness and care to our loved one.

Services will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home in Ocean Springs, MS. Friends may visit one hour prior.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Phillip Joseph Dunlavy.

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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