Brett Allen Dunlap


Brett Allen Dunlap, 60, Kokomo, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, in the emergency room at Ascension St. Vincent. He was born Sept. 9, 1958, in Kokomo, the son of the late Richard and Donna (Conrad) Dunlap.
Brett was a 1977 graduate of Western High School. He loved working as the cook at Wellbrooke and caring for the residents. He had previously worked as a cook at Community Howard Regional Health. Brett enjoyed cooking, gardening, and lounging by the pool.
Brett is survived by his children, Jennifer (Kyle) Morris and Justin Dunlap; grandchildren, Evan, Gavin and Deacon Morris; siblings, Rick (Diana) Dunlap, Kristy Dunlap, Kerry (Judith) Dunlap, Maryann (Jamie) Beiswanger, Nancy (Fallon) Goodson, and Linda Gerow, along with several nieces and nephews; stepmother, Jeanne Dunlap; his life partner, Janet Kitts; Janet's children, Theresa Fording, Ashley (Joseph) Granson, and Abigail Kitts; Janet's grandchildren, Karsyn Fording, Ella Fording, Laelah Kraner, and Jaxson Granson.
Brett was preceded in death by his parents; nephew, Loyd Dunlap; Janet's granddaughter, Kierra Kitts; Janet's parents, Arthur and Beverly Trusty; and Janet's brother, Mike Trusty.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, with Richard Culbertson officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at
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5 posts

Jodie Sheets
Jun 13, 2019
So sorry to hear about Brett. He was a great man. Had a lot of fun working with Brett at Community Howard Hospital. He will be missed by many. Prayers to the family.
Julie Marsh
Jun 12, 2019
Sending special prayers for peace and comfort. I enjoyed working with Brett...had many laughs. He'll be greatly missed. God bless you all.
Katrina Pridemore
Jun 11, 2019
Praying for you and your family during this difficult time- Brett was a wonderful guy! He was loved and will be missed SO much by his Wellbrooke family!
Katrina Pridemore
Jun 11, 2019
Janet & family-
Praying for you all in this difficult time! Brett was a great guy and will be missed by his Wellbrooke family!!!
Crystal King
Jun 11, 2019
I sure will miss Brett at wellbrooke!! He was a good guy. My thoughts and prayers are with your family!