He was a self-employed general contractor. William was a member of Ridgely Church of Christ and also a member of American Legion Post 174 as a retired commander. Mr. Gunter was a retired sergeant with the U.S. Air Force.
Services for Mr. Gunter will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ridgely Church of Christ, with Mr. Jeff O’Dell officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The Gunter family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Ridgely chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Gunter of Tiptonville; his daughter, Margo DeAnn Gunter of Johannesburg, South Africa; his mother, Sharon Stern of Clayton, Wash.; his father, Gene Forrest of Hornbeak; his brother, David Stern of Spokane, Wash.; and two grandchildren, Liam Coulter and Amy Coulter.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Gunter.
The Gunter family requests that memorials be directed to Ridgely Church of Christ.
Condolences may be left at www.dyersburgfuneralhome.net