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William David “Bill” Gunter

Funeral services for William David “Bill” Gunter, 84, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Gunter passed away at 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018 at his home.


He was born June 11, 1934, in Ozark County, Missouri, to Orville Lee Gunter and Ethel Mettie Collins Gunter.  Mr. Gunter was a veteran, having served with the United States Army.  On October 18, 1956, he was married at Pottersville, Missouri, to Eva Lee Osborn.  Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.  He loved farming, hunting and fishing.  Mr. Gunter was a member of the Church of Christ and attended Crider Church of Christ.


He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Eva Lee Gunter; two children, Tony Gunter and wife, Velva and Sherri Gunter, all of West Plains; two grandchildren, Jessica Dixon and husband, Chad and Eugene Gunter and wife, Jennifer, all of West Plains; five great-grandchildren, Kaylea, Emma and Joby Dixon and Kaebrynn and Kreed Gunter; two brothers, Norman Gunter and wife, Betty and Bob Gunter and wife, Barbara, all of West Plains; three sisters, Barbara Gunter, West Plains, Janet Jeffery and husband, Wendell and Joyce Crawford and husband, Bob, all of Springfield, Missouri; one brother-in-law, William Osborn and wife, Darlene, West Plains; and many nieces and nephews.


His parents, three sisters, Lucille, Louise and Anna and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Johnnie and Dorothy Osborn, preceded him in death.


Mr. Gunter will lie in state from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Monday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at