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Marvin Joseph "Buddy" Gunn Jr.

Battle Creek

Marvin Joseph "Buddy" Gunn Jr., 63, of Battle Creek, Michigan, died after a long battle with several illness' on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center. He was born on March 28, 1951, the son of Marvin Joseph Gunn and Nancy L. (White) Gunn.

Buddy was a Vietnam veteran serving in the US Army. After the service he was a union painter in the Battle Creek area for 26 years until retiring due to illness.

Buddy is survived by his mother: Nancy; his wife since 2011 and companion since 1997: Brenda Eilleene Katz-Gunn of Battle Creek, MI; daughter: Jessaca Burdett of Battle Creek, MI; step-son: Jason Roberts of Bellevue, MI; grandchildren: Jesse Marshall, Jarrett Marshall and Adriann Roberts; great-granddaughter: Leah Marshall; brothers: Steven (Karen) Gunn, Daniel (Susie Bell) Gunn and David (Franny) Gunn; sister: Laura (David) Huff; special friend: Gene Kelly; special niece and care giver: Kimberlee Wilson. He was preceded in death by his father: Marvin; son: Torrey Joe Gunn and sister: Merry Lou Kelly.

Buddy loved to laugh and have fun with friends. He enjoyed sitting by the camp fire and poking it with a stick and playing with his dog "Rudy". He was a member of the Allied Trades Union.

Visitation will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, 375 W. Dickman Road, on Sunday August 10, 2014 from 2 PM to 4 PM.

A funeral service will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 12:30 PM.

Interment will take place in the Fort Custer National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Arrangements by the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service.   269-788-9800     www.baxterfuneral.com



Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Aug. 8, 2014
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