Alfred Thomas (“Tommy”) Dulin Jr., 83, Leavenworth, Kansas, was promoted to glory on February 9, 2018.
Alfred Thomas (“Tommy”) Dulin Jr., 83, Leavenworth, Kansas, was promoted to glory on February 9, 2018. He was born on November 17, 1934 in Lawrence, Kansas to Alfred T. Dulin Sr. and Mildred R. Dulin. At age 11, Tommy moved to Leavenworth, Kansas with his mother and siblings. He graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1953 and attended the University of Kansas to pursue studies in the Arts.
On March 2, 1957, Alfred married Sylvia True Gayden in Leavenworth, Kansas. She survives at the home. He is also survived by Brian K. Dulin (son), Carmen R. Dulin (daughter) and Brandon M. Dulin (grandson); 12 sisters: Barbara Hayden, Verna Jackson, Dickie Dulin, Sharon Brown, Patricia Enalien, Linda Ealey, Wanda Anderson, Judy Handy, Rita Moppin, Mary Scott, Luella Huff and Norma Reynolds; three brothers: James Huff, Larry Huff and Charles Huff and a host of nieces and nephews.
Alfred proudly served and retired from the Army Reserves, then pursued a career as a Graphics Artist in Civil Service at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas where he retired after 43 years. He was always very active in the community to include participating on the Leavenworth Planning Commission and various other endeavors.
Alfred was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Dulin (brother), Lester L. Huff Sr. (stepfather), Lester L. Huff Jr. (stepbrother).
A memorial service will be held in his honor on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Independent Baptist Church on 6th and Pottawatomie. Family visitation will begin at 11–11:30 a.m. and services start promptly from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Burial with military honors will follow at the Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in the name of Alfred T. Dulin, to the Richard Allen Cultural Center, where he dedicated his time and resources because of his passion and desire to preserve African American history in Leavenworth, Kansas for current and future generations.