McMinnville resident and Warren County native Joseph Edward “Eddie” Gunter, 66, was born July 3, 1945 and died unexpectedly Jan. 26 at River Park Hospital.
An electrician, United States Army veteran of Vietnam and member of Webb’s Chapel United Methodist Church, he was the son of the late Joseph Fisher and Ruby Mai Jones Gunter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Willie Roy Gunter.
He was married to Delbra Hillis Gunter of McMinnville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Jonathan Hutchings of McMinnville; son, Kevin Gunter of McMinnville; four grandchildren, Gavin Gunter, Rachael Gunter, Brandon (Jessie) Hutchings and Dustin Hutchings; two great-grandchildren, Reonin Hutchings and Victoria Hutchings; and three brothers, Kenneth Eugene Gunter of Florida, Howard Lee Gunter of Ringgold, Ga., and Ronnie Gunter of Walling.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today in High’s Chapel with George Storie and Kenneth Clayton officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of service today at High’s. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family of Mr. Eddie Gunter in his memory.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 29, 2012