Eugene E. Gunn

Gunn Eugene E. Gunn, age 81, born March 5, 1935 in Winston-Salem, NC, passed away February 24, 2017. After high school, Eugene moved to Columbus where he attended The Ohio State University. After working for Kimble Glass Co. and J.D.C. for many years, he began a career with the U.S. Postal Service from which he retired after 50 years of faithful service. Preceded in death by parents Liddo and Willie Katherine Gunn, and sisters Doris Gilliam and Anita Martin. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 61 years, Geraline O. Stevenson Gunn; children, Michael (Angela) Gunn, Bernard Gunn, Gwendolyn Johnson, Michell Gunn, and Vickie (Jeffrey) Durham; brothers, Alton (Decie) Gunn of Detroit, MI, and William (Marlene) Gunn of Stone Mountain, GA; sister, Mary Bitting of Winston-Salem; eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren; and a host of other relative and friends. Celebration of Life 10 a.m. Monday, March 6, 2017 in the chapel of DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St., where his family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the start of service. Interment Fairview Memorial Park. To read Eugene's extended obituary and express condolences to his family, please visit

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 3, 2017