Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

November 14, 2013

Walter Gunn Jr.

CROSSVILLE — March 12, 1937—Nov. 4, 2013

Walter Anderson "Buzz" Gunn Jr., 76, of of Crossville, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, at Life Care Center of Sparta. Funeral service was held Nov. 7 at Church of the Nazrene, with the Rev. Gregory L. Keller and John Anderson Cayton officiating.

Buzz was born March 12, 1937, to Walter Anderson Gunn, Sr. and Ernestine Dorris. He retired from the United States Army. In his younger years, Buzz built small scale model houses with intricate details, but his passion was church ministry, where he worked in all phases. He will be truly missed.

Buzz is survived by his wife, Phyllis Adams Gunn; daughters, Amy O'Neal (Richard) and Mary Strope (Ron); grandchildren, Danielle, Brandon, Kayla, Trevor, Kyanna, Savannah and Austin; four great-grandsons; and sister, Bettye Cayton. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Walter Anderson Gunn III; and daughter, Cynthia Blackburn.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.

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