Obituary- Michael Ray Gunter (1960-2020)


Michael Ray Gunter of Boles, Arkansas passed from this life, Monday, August 3, 2020, with his wife, Millie and his daughter, Michelle by his side. Mike was born October 16, 1960, in Dinuba, California to Kenneth George Gunter and Wilma Jean Gunter. He was 59 years old.

Mike was a long time employee of Tyson Foods in Waldron, Arkansas where he had made many friends over the years. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed ATV riding. He enjoyed spending time with his family and having a good time.

Mike leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife Millie of the home, one daughter: Michelle Johnson of Springdale, Arkansas, one son, Anton Kremer of Fresno, California and step sons: William “T” McMurray of Booneville, Arkansas, Robert McMurry and Shawn McMurry both of California. Grandpa Mike will forever remain in the hearts of his grandchildren: Kairi Johnson, Jade, Mariah, Damian, Woody, Wizdom, and Rozie as well as numerous great grandchildren. Mike is also survived by one brother, Mickey Gunter, 2 nephews, Matthew Gunter and John Poytress and one niece, Nicole Poytress. Mike will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including a host of friends and loved ones he cherished.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Wilma Gunter and 2 sisters, Sheryl Gunter and Sheila Poytress.

Mike’s visitation will be Friday, August 7, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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