Mike Dunlop

A photo of Mike Dunlop

Service:

Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Thursday December 13, 2018
1:00 p.m.

Visitation:

Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Mike Dunlop of Blenheim passed away on Sunday December 9, 2018 at the age of 47 years. Named after his father Michael Dunlop who predeceased him in 1982, Mike is survived by his parents Pat (Nealey) & Fred Ryckman, his brother Jeff Dunlop (Candace Lindsay), his half brother Steven Ferguson (Angela), his nephew Craig and his niece Amy. He will be remembered by many Nealey, Dunlop and Ryckman aunts, uncles and cousins.

Mike was a devoted fan of the rock band Kiss and enjoyed collecting their memorabilia. In his lifetime he was able to enjoy many cruises with his family. He also collected baseball hats and shot glasses from places he visited. Mike enjoyed spending time with friends at the Blenheim Legion where he was a member and with friends that he made at the Ethanol plant in Chatham where he worked for over 20 years.

Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 where visitation will take place from 7-9 p.m. Visitation will take place again on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. until the time of Mike’s funeral service officiated by Pastor Bill Terris which will begin at 1:00 p.m. Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery where Mike will be laid to rest beside his father.

Friends wishing to remember Mike with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada to assist in research initiatives or New Beginnings ABI & Stroke Recovery Association of Chatham-Kent.

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Sending my condolences. I was in the same class as Mike in grade school. I haven't seen him in years and I am sad to hear he has passed away. Sending much support during this time of loss.

So sad to hear about Mike. I worked with him for many years. Condolences to all.

Our sincere condolence's on the loss of your precious son &brother. Thinking of you in these troubled times. Now he,s in the arm's of his father. Take care.

Pat & Fred, I just heard the news of Mikes passing. I remember him and Jeff when they were little kids. We were your neighbors for a lot of years. I can remember them playing outside in the front yard, and you and Mike sitting on lawn chairs watching them. Those boys were always happy. I have seen Mike many times throughout the years, and he would always say hi Shelley . Then I would always ask him how mom and Jeff were . Pat, had I have known, I would of been at the funeral. I am so sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless. R.I.P. Mike

Dear Pat, Fred, Jeff, Candace and Extended Family My family and I send our deepest sympathies to you all at this time. Please know that Mike touched all our lives in such a positive way. He was and incredible man. I was lucky to have known such a compassionate, humble and caring man. He really didn't know how much of a difference he made in anyone's life he touched. He is remembered by my family in only the best of ways. I will always carry a piece of Mike's memory in my heart. Love and Prayers Always Maureen Countryman and Family

My deepest condolences to Pat, Fred and family. Mike was a wonderful man who I had the privledge of getting to know. He was always head strong, full of stories and had a big heart. He will be dearly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you right now.

Our condolences to the family. Mike always presented a pleasant face and cheery conversation while greeting us at Greenfield. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Thinking of you with sympathy and prayers during this difficult time. Jerry and Jean

My deepest sympathies Pat & Fred and families for your loss. He is at peace now. My prayers are with you.

Mike will dearly be missed. I considered him part of the Greenfield family from the first time I met him. Mike exemplified human kindness and honesty to its best. I wish the Dunlop family my sincerest condolences for the loss of a great human being. Rest assured that every time I think of Mike he brings me to a happy place. Angelo Ligori

My condolence to Mikes family for thier loss

Pat and Fred and Family Our thoughts are with you in this time Mike will always be remembered smiling laughing

Fred,Pat im am so blessed too have known Mike he was such an awesum man full of jokes and laughter and a very caring heart and he was blessed to have parents that stood by him and loved him im guna miss our many latenight chats on facebook and his jokes he has left a void....the world needs more Mike's rest easy yr now at peace🌷

So sorry to hear about Mike my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time

It's hard to put in words condolences to the family pat and Fred did a great job raising him mikey was always willing to help anyone he could when he could guys like mikey with a heart of gold don't come along to often I'll miss the smile he always had an are many chats I'm one of many of the lucky ones to be able to call him my friend till we meet again rest easy my friend

I am so sorry to hear the passing of Mike. I am sending prayers and angels to help comfort both Pat and Fred plus many, many family members in this sad time.

Jeff and Candace I’m so sorry to hear about Mike. You are in my thoughts. Xo Kelly

Pat, Fred, Jeff, Steven and families......Our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to you upon hearing of the passing of Mike. He was a gentle soul and very considerate of others. The girls and I will never forget how Mike made sure they were well looked after at your house before school. I am very thankful to have known him. Rest in peace Mike.... Deb, Alyssa and Kendra Vandenhende and Brian Campbell

Dear Pat, Fred, and Family: We are sorry to hear of Mike's passing and wish you well as you move forward.

Our sincerest condolence's to your family always thought Mike was the nicest guy

Aunt Pat and Uncle Fred, Mike was a great friend and cousin. I will never forget all the good times we had. I Remember all the yatzee games I lost to him, and our camping trip. He will always be in my heart and memory. Sending thoughts and prayers during your time of healing. 😢😢

So saddened to hear about Mike. Remembering all the laughter and fun we had... bowling, travel-team, Saturday morning cartoons, video games, birthday parties, Ponderosa meals, Zellers shopping and more (great memories)... Pat, Fred, Jeff, Candace and your families sending you all our love, our deepest condolences and great big mind-hugs. Love, Ray, Louise, James and Tim

My sincere condolences Pat and Fred. You raised a wonderful son. Mike always thought of others before himself and had such a kind heart. I will miss his humour and thoughtfulness. He has fought a long hard battle and was so blessed to have such supportive parents by his side. May he now rest in peace.

Donny and I were very sad to hear about Mike. We are both sending you warm hugs and prayers and lot of love.

Mike will definitely be missed by many.

Nothing I say can take away the pain. Mike was one of the most kind hearted people I have ever met. His smile could light up a room and his laugh made me want to laugh no matter how bad a mood I was in. He was a shining example that you didn't have to be blood to be related. He embodied the word "brother" by treating all of his friends like they were his brothers. I am truly honored to have known Mike and he will forever be in my mind and my heart. R.I.P. Mike...my friend...my brother. Until we meet again.

Dear Pat my sincere condolences to you and your family. Mike always showed such courage as he met the challenges of his life. May God Bless you all and give you Peace.

To all of Mike's family. I am sorry for your loss. Mike was a guy with an endless smile and a kind heart. A life taken way too soon. Rest in peace Mike. You will be remembered.

To all of Mike's family. I am sorry for your loss. Mike was a guy with an endless smile and a kind heart. A life taken way too soon. Rest in peace Mike. You will be remembered.

To Mike's family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mike was always so kind and friendly. When I first started at Greenfield he always made me smile when I came in every morning. He will be missed.

With heavy hearts we send our sincerest condolences & prayers to friends and family, so very sorry for your loss ❤

Words can not express the hole Michael’s passing leaves in so many hearts. We can only hope your happy memories eventually heal the ache of your grief. Michael was special to all who knew him and he will be missed. Our love goes out to you and your family at this time. Larry and Marlain Wolfe

To all the family of Mike, so sorry to hear of his passing, so sad, he was a great guy, will always remember the short time spent at the Moose with him, he was a pure joy to be around, May God bless you all in your time of such sadness.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find comfort with the many memories you shared.

Fred, Pat and family: We are truly sorry to learn of Mike's passing. He had a courageous battle with his illness for most of his life. Friends, family and great memories will comfort you.

Sorry for the loss of your uncle, Hailey. Our thoughts are with you and your family right now. Denise & Troy

Pat and Fred and Jeff and Families. We are sending our deepest condolences to all of you during this most difficult time. May he peacefully rest and face no more challenging health issues. You can now be with your Dad Mike. God Bless your family. Sending thoughts and prayers. Charlie and Barb Cowell

My deepest sympathy goes out to the family.

Jeff and Candace: I am so very sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Please know that I am thinking about you and your family. Fondly Elizabeth fox

So sorry for your loss of Mike I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

May you rest in peace now...Mikey has a good spirit no matter what obstacle was thrown at him.

My sincerest condolences to the entire family. Mike always put a smile on our face with his jokes, his little teases and his laughter. He will be sorely missed and greatly remembered. Rest in peace Mike.

Grandma and Grandpa, Jeff and Candace. We are sorry for your loss of an amazing son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. We have so many great memories of Uncle Mike and we will miss his weekly calls. Gone but never FORGOTTEN!! ❤️

Pat, Fred, Jeff and Candace My sincere condolences on Mikey's passing. His smile has dimmed; his laugh is silenced. His jokes are no more. When all is said and done, he left his mark and will be greatly missed. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

My Thoughts and Prayers are with Mike's Family and Friends..Mike Was a Super Great Man and He was always Friendly and Smiling When Ever I seen Him..RIP Mike You are Now Free of Pain and with Your Father

My heartfelt condolences. May all your loving memories help you through this difficult time....

Pat and family, please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of Mike. He was always one of my favourites to wait on. He was upbeat and loved to joke around . "Mike when you reach the gates of heaven it will be your day, wink wink."

Working with Mike was always an adventure you never knew what either of us were gonna do? Mike was always easy going and smiling. I learned a lot about the band Kiss through Mike even though I was always a fan... just never brought it to his level. Safe journey my friend and can't wait to hear you play Hard luck woman on the harp! R.I.P.

So sorry for your loss Jeff Candace and family Lucky & Carrie Holmes