WWII vet calls Springtown home


Marvin Dunlop (center), a WWII veteran, enjoys a cup of coffee with friends Richard Bond and Chuck Coker at Howell’s Cafe. Photo by Natalie Gentry


By Natalie gentry

Marvin Dunlop has seen Springtown change a lot in the 83 years he has lived here.

He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 when he was 18 years old.

“I became really well-traveled during my time in the service,” Dunlop said.


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