RAYMOND LEE DULIN
The Lord took Raymond L. Dulin, 75, of Caro, home Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Covenant Medical Center Cooper Campus, Saginaw. He was born September 10, 1945 in Dallas, Texas, the only child born to Floyd and Melba (Stewart) Dulin. He married Barbara (Beecher) Allen on November 12, 1993 in Henderson, NV.
Ray graduated from Van High School in Van, Texas where he played football and basketball. He volunteered for duty during the Vietnam War and joined the Marine Corps. Following his time with the Corps, Ray was employed as a police officer in Circleville, OH for a period of time, after which he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served with the 5th Military Police Company, 5th Infantry Division FORSCOM. Ray was decorated with many ribbons and badges including expert marksmanship with a rifle and a pistol; as well as, a drill Sergeant Identification Badge. Over the years, Ray earned a 5th Degree Black Belt in Shotokan. He retired from service, completing a twenty-five year military career with the rank of Sergeant First Class.
Ray also worked as head security guard for Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino for nine years. Ray eventually moved back to his beloved home state of Texas. Together, Ray and Barb designed and built two homes themselves in Spicewood and Athens, TX. One of his hobbies was woodworking, specializing in building rustic furniture. Ray loved NASCAR especially Talladega Superspeedway, He also enjoyed watching college football and coaching his boys in baseball and football.
Ray is survived by his wife, Barbara of Caro; children: Chad “Bear” Dulin of Pell City, AL; Todd (Julie) Dulin of Georgetown, TX; Kevin (Selena) Dulin of Anniston, AL; Jeffery (Jill) Allen of Temple, TX; Jason (Jennifer) Allen of Conroe, TX; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; step-sister, Brenda (Mike) Raines of Sunnyvale, TX; one niece and one nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Mosie White.
Private family graveside service will be held at a later date with military honors conducted by the U.S. Army Honor Guard. Family and friends may share memories, prayers, and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.
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