Albert Van Dulock, Jr.

392643 profile pic

Albert Van Dulock, Jr., 68, of Waco, passed away Sunday, May 29th at a local nursing center after a long, courageous battle with cancer. A Visitation Farewell of family and friends will be 6 to 8PM Monday, June 6th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. A Video Life Tribute will be shown at the gathering. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at

Van was born March 14, 1943 in Waco to Albert Van Dulock, Sr. and Lela Mae (Tyler) Dulock. At an early age, he was known as “Wimpy.”  He owned and operated the family business, the Lakeview Drug Store, for 25 years.  Van was also employed by Waco I.S.D. from 1957 up until his retirement in 1999.  He enjoyed racing cars at Little River.  He spent many hours outdoors fishing, hunting and traveling.  Van lived life to the fullest and was a great father and grandpa.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Thomas Edward Dulock.

Survivors include son, Jeffrey Van Dulock of Dallas; daughter, Robin Lynn Slaughter and husband, Donny of China Spring; son, Kevin Wallace Dulock of Waco; grandchildren, Whitney Lynn Stewart, Clinton Bon Slaughter, Cameron Don Slaughter, Maylan Layne White, Braden Maclain White, Taylor Nicole Dulock, Tyler Van Dulock, Camryn Reese White, and Macee Lyndon Slaughter; and great-granddaughter, Mallory Paige Stewart.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to American Cancer Society, Waco Chapter.

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

Print Obituary & Condolences Print Obituary & Condolences

Condolence Messages

  1. Alton & Judy Pratka

    Van was a special friend to both of us. He will be dearly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. Sorry for your loss

  3. Kevin and Robin, So sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Jeffrey, So sorry to read about your dad. Even when the hurt runs deep, God’s love runs deeper. Your father was always so nice to me. The thougt of him brought back good memories of our younger days. Him, my dad, Everett, and Uncle Mackie. I loved it when he would let us make our cherry cokes! God Bless you, Jeffrey.

  5. Candace Wilshire Lester

    I am so saddened to hear of the passing of Van. What a wonderful person, his smile, always dressed to a T and always a gentleman to everyone is the way I will always remember Van. Robin, Kevin & Jeffrey I am so sorry for the loss of your Daddy, but knowing he is no longer suffering I hope eases some of the pain and that the wonderful memories of him keep in alive in your hearts forever. God Bless you all and I love each and everyone of you. You’re like family to me.

  6. Robin, Kevin, and Jeffrey, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Van was a good man and he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  7. Cindy Stafford Haney

    ~such a sweet man, I will miss you Van~ see you again one day!

  8. Robin and Kevin, I’m very sorry for your loss. Proud to say I knew your dad and never forgot the way he made me feel: right at home.
    God bless

  9. Dear Dulock Family,
    Lisa, I am sorry I did not get to meet your father on earth, but I know he must of been a strong, kind loving man because his heartstrings run deep through you. My prayers and thoughts to you and the family.
    Love always,
    Connie and family

  10. Darlene Patterson Odum

    Lisa, I am very sorry to hear about your dad! I know that you will miss him very much. God Bless you and the rest of his family!

  11. David and Barbie Christian, China Spring, TX

    To the Dulock Family,

    We’re so sorry to learn of Van’s passing and we offer our sincere condolences. Please find comfort in what he has left behind — you, his wonderful children and grandchildren, are his legacy. The photographs in the gallery are all so sweet and serves as a testament to the kind of person he was: happy, full of life and love for his family. God bless you all.

  12. Godspeed…

  13. Donny, Robin, and family,

    Im sorry for your loss. I pray that God will be with you and guide through these dark hours.
    Van was a blessing to those of us who had the pleasure to know him.

  14. Denise Niles Ragsdale


    Randy and I have wonderful memories of the times we spent at your dad’s store. After all these years, every time we place by it we still think about the good times we all had there. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God hold you close and comfort you.


  16. I am so sorry to hear about van. our thoughts and prayers are with your family

  17. you had many friends and we are going to miss you

  18. Kathy Favors Camp & Dennis Camp

    I have known Van all my life ! My son grew up calling him Uncle Van ! He was a wonderful, loving, sweet man, who will be dearly missed !! I love You Uncle Van ! Love, kathy, JI and dennis

  19. Kristin Hay O'Neal

    Jeffrey, Robin, and Kevin, I am truly sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God’s Peace and Blessings to you all.

  20. Lisa, Jacob, Nicholas & Victoria,
    I’m so sorry to hear about your Daddy & grandpa. We’ve all been praying for him for a long time. Lisa, you have been a dear friend to me for many years and I know how much you loved you dad and wow, you sure do look like him!! I know you and the kids will miss him but he’s watching over you all from heaven now! Love always, LaDona Arbuckle

  21. Levi Tricia Emily parker

    God bless the Dulock family. I worked most of my life with Wimpy at W.I.S.D. He was one of the good guys! I know he’s already working on the gold log cabin. We love you Brother and Rest in Peace, Wimpy Levi and family

  22. Lisa Dulock Escobedo

    Daddy,I will miss you dearly!!! I’m so thankful to God for the time He gave us over the last year. Thank you for your honesty and the love you showed me. I won’t ever forget! Much love from your daughter and 3 beautiful grandkids. Love~Lisa Marie

  23. Lisa, I’m very sorry about the passing of your father. I know your faithful prayers for him and your heartfelt requests for us to lift him up in prayer. We will continue to pray for you and your family. May God’s love and peace surround you and bring you comfort.
    Love, Lisa Ojeda

  24. Mario, Shannon, Mario III Lerma

    Dear Dulock family and my Wonderful, Loving sister and daughter of Mr. Dulock; Lisa Marie and family, we would like to extend our sympathy and prayers to all to find comfort and peace in this difficult time. I was blessed to have met my Sister Lisa’s Father, Mr. Dulock recently and he was so very kind, loving, and welcoming and we had great conversation. May his soul rest in eternal peace and his family seek the Lord for peace, comfort & strength.

  25. Jeffrey,Robin. & Kevin–I will always remember the times that I came in to the store after I moved back to Waco and ya’ll were all there with your mom & dad. Your dad was a good man and I will always remember him–God Bless you all.

  26. Melvin and Ruby Rueffer

    Dear Robin,Jeffrey and Kevin,
    We are thinking of you and wishing you the strength and courage you’ll need to get through this difficult time. You are in our prayers. We will miss your dear dad Van who rests in peace with the Lord. I communicated with him signing the language everyday. He had a good memory to learn and talk with the hands. He was a respectable member of the community in Lacy-Lakeview! Our love always, Melvin and Ruby Rueffer

  27. Rarerly or never do you meet men like van~The world has lost a text book humanbeing

  28. Rest in peace my Friend. You will be missed.

  29. Missy Niles Beauchamp

    Jeff, Robin, and Kevin,

    I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. I was an honor to have known him and grown up across the street from him. He was such a special person and I have very fond memories of him. Just want you to know that I am thinking about you and praying for your family.

  30. Lisa, I am so sad for your loss. He is in a better place. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.


  31. I’m sorry for your loss.

  32. Richard & Sue Wilshire

    Sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad, cherish the memories you have of him forever

  33. Richard&Diane davis

    Very sorry for your loss.VAN was a very nice person

  34. robert bishop & gwen breedlove

    wimpy was a good friend of ours and loved by anyone that new him he will surely be missed we are truly sorry for your loss

  35. He was always a nice and peaceful man. He will be greatly missed. My condolences to the family.

  36. Roy & Brenda Stone

    Van was a great man. He was always a crowd favorite at Mustang Drag Strip. He will be missed.

    Roy& Brenda Stone


  38. Lisa,
    So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I know we have been praying for him in his battle with cancer. We and all of your friends at church grieve with you at this difficult time and will continue to pray for peace and comfort for both you and your family.

    Sharon Black

  39. I had the privilege of meeting and taking care of Mr. Dulock in his last couple of weeks. He was a great man and will truly be missed by many. I grew very fond of him in that short time and will definitely be thinking of him often. Mr. Dulock, I miss you dearly! I speak for myself and all of the staff at Ridgecrest! Rest in peace, my friend.

  40. Stefanie Walker Fowler

    Robin & Kevin, I’m so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  41. Papa Dulock, You will be missed dearly. I’m happy knowing that your not suffering and knowing that you’re in a much better place. I love you.<3 R.I.P.<3

  42. Papa Dulock, you will missed dearly. I’m happy knowing that your not suffering & knowing that you’re in a much better place. I love you very much.<3R.I.P.<3

  43. Papa Dulock, you will missed dearly. I’m happy knowing that your not suffering & knowing that you’re in a much better place. I love you very much.<3R.I.P.<3

  44. Teresa and Tom Nors

    What a wonderful gentleman to have worked with back in the glory days of WISD Maintenance. We really enjoyed Van both at work and in and around West. We’ll miss you and your ever present smile.

  45. The McCurdy Family

    Just wanted your family to know we are so sorry for your loss. You are still in our prayers, God bless you, Lisa, and bless your whole family.

  46. Dear Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family. Love you always.

Leave Your Condolence